(Science: chemical) a beta-2 selective adrenergic antagonist. It is used primarily in animal and tissue experiments to characterise beta-2 receptor involvement and identify beta-2 receptors.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic beta-antagonists, antilipaemic agents, hypoglycaemic agents, sympatholytics.

chemical name: Benzenemethanol, alpha-(1-((1,1-dimethylethyl)amino)ethyl)-2,5-dimethoxy-

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