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Medical Term:

haloalkylamines

Pronunciation: hal'o-al-kil'a-menz

Definition: A class of drugs, including phenoxybenzamine and diabenamine, which binds so as to alkylate a-adrenergic receptors so that they are irreversibly inactivated.

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