nifedipine
noun Etymology: probably nitr- + -fe- (from phenyl) + -dipine (by alteration & shortening from pyridine) Date: 1974 a calcium channel blocker C17H18N2O6 that is a coronary vasodilator used especially in the treatment of angina pectoris

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  • nifedipine — [ni fed′ə pēn΄] n. a yellow, crystalline powder, C17H18N2O6, that dilates blood vessels, used to treat angina pectoris, hypertension, etc …   English World dictionary

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  • nifedipine — noun A dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker, used mainly as an antianginal and antihypertensive …   Wiktionary

  • nifedipine — A calcium channel blocking agent of the dihydropyridine type; coronary vasodilator. * * * ni·fed·i·pine nī fed ə .pēn n a calcium channel blocker C17H18N2O6 that is a coronary vasodilator used esp. in the treatment of angina pectoris see ADALAT …   Medical dictionary

  • Nifedipine — n. (in Medicine) substance that blocks the benefits of calcium and is used as a drug to widen blood vessels (when treating heart disease or a lack of blood supply to the heart) …   English contemporary dictionary

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