Meaning of verapamil

ve•ra•pam•il

Pronunciation: (vēr"u-pam'ul, ver"-), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a white crystalline powder, CHNO, used as a calcium blocker in the treatment of angina and certain arrhythmias.
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