diltiazem


diltiazem
noun Etymology: probably from International Scientific Vocabulary dilator + benzothiazepin, tricyclic compound structurally similar to benzodiazepine + -m (as in diazepam) Date: 1975 a calcium channel blocker C22H26N2O4S used especially in the form of its hydrochloride as a coronary vasodilator

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.