Definition of Calan
1. Noun. A drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine.
Generic synonyms: Calcium Blocker, Calcium-channel Blocker
Language type: Trade Name, Trade Name
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Literary usage of Calan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion by Cymmrodorion Society, CYMMRODORION SOCIETY. (1896)
"New Year's Day is F Calan j>ar excellence. The Welsh adopted the Roman custom of calling the first day of each month Calan, from the Lat. ..."
2. The Italian Novelists: From the Earliest Period Down to the Close of the by Thomas Roscoe (1836)
"THERE dwelt not long since, in our city of Florence, a place which has indeed always possessed a variety of character and manners, a painter named Calan- ..."
3. British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions by Wirt Sikes (1880)
"... in Churchyards—The Tump of Lies —Dancing in Churchyards—Seeing the Sun Dance—Calan Ebrill. or All Fools' Day—May Day—The Welsh Maypole—The Daughter of ..."
4. The London Medical Gazette (1849)
"It spread gradually throughout Great Britain and Ireland, and destroyed about 30000 persons. Calan and Paris were ..."
5. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"... the capital, and it has been supposed, from inscriptions found in the ruins, that it is identical with the Calan mentioned in Genesis л. See Nineveh. ..."