Definition of nitrendipine in English:

nitrendipine

noun

Pharmacology
  • A dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker used for the treatment of hypertension, C₁₈H₂₀N₂O₆.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in WHO Chronicle. From nitro- + -en- (perhaps an arbitrary element) + -dipine).

Pronunciation

nitrendipine

/nʌɪˈtrɛndɪpiːn/