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Definition 1: a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process - [noun denoting artifact]

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(blocker is a kind of ...) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(... is a kind of blocker ) any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder

(... is a kind of blocker ) any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system

(... is a kind of blocker ) antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)

(... is a kind of blocker ) a substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles

Definition 2: a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play - [noun denoting person]

(blocker is a kind of ...) an athlete who plays American football

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