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Medical Term:

betazole hydrochloride

Pronunciation: bā′tă-zōl hī′drō-klōr′īd


An analogue of histamine that stimulates gastric secretion by an action on H2 receptors with less tendency to produce the side effects seen with histamine; used, in place of histamine, to measure the gastric secretory response.

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