One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An adrenergic beta receptor blocking agent, C₁₅H₂₃NO₃, given orally in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmia, angina, and hypertension; 1-(o-allyloxyphenoxy)-3-isopropylamino-2-propanol.
1960s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From ox- + pren- + -olol.
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