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A synthetic derivative of adrenaline, used for the relief of bronchial asthma and pulmonary emphysema.
- ‘After chloride-free superfusion and after isoproterenol, NPD response for the three groups overlapped significantly.’
- ‘The next agent of this class, isoproterenol, did not appear until 1949 and the self-contained metered-dose inhaler to deliver it was invented in 1956.’
- ‘The rats were then treated with isoproterenol via the perfusate.’
- ‘The catheter was primed to the tip with a zero chloride solution containing isoproterenol.’
- ‘Do not use intravenous isoproterenol in the treatment of asthma because of the danger of myocardial toxicity.’
- ‘The medication isoproterenol has both beta - 1 and beta - 2 properties.’
1950s: from elements of the semi-systematic name N-isopropylarterenol.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.