Definition of practolol in English:

practolol

noun

Pharmacology
  • A beta blocker formerly used to treat hypertension and cardiac arrhythmias but withdrawn owing to adverse side effects.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Lancet. From pr- + ac- (in aceto-) + -olol, with insertion of -t- for euphony.

Pronunciation

practolol

/ˈpraktəlɒl/