/vear'euh pam"euhl, ver'-/, n. Pharm.
a white crystalline powder, C27H38N2O4, used as a calcium blocker in the treatment of angina and certain arrhythmias.
[1965-70; perh. by rearrangement of letters from valeronitrile and aminopropyl, two of its chemical components]

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