Definition of Calcium blocker

1. Noun. Any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcium Blocker

calcium-calmodulin-activated histone 3 arginine kinase
calcium-calmodulin-dependent phosphodiesterase
calcium-calmodulin dependent protein kinase
calcium-channel blocker
calcium-dependent protein kinase
calcium-independent processing protease
calcium-transporting atpase
calcium ATPase
calcium alginate
calcium aminosalicylate
calcium antagonist
calcium benzoate
calcium benzoylpas
calcium bicarbonate
calcium blocker (current term)
calcium bromide
calcium carbide
calcium carbimide
calcium carbonate
calcium caseinate
calcium channel
calcium channel-blocker
calcium channel agonist
calcium channel antagonist
calcium channel blocker
calcium channel blockers
calcium chloride
calcium chromate
calcium citrate

Literary usage of Calcium blocker

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1. Alcohol and Health: Seventh Special Report to the Us Congress by Louis Sullivan (1997)
"Recently, in a study involving both in vivo and in vitro techniques, Engel and collaborators found that the calcium blocker nifedipine prevented the ..."

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