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blocker

 [blok´er]
something that blocks or obstructs a passage or activity; see also antagonist and blocking agent.
β-blocker (beta-blocker) beta-adrenergic blocking agent.
calcium channel blocker calcium channel blocking agent.
potassium channel blocker potassium channel blocking agent.
sodium channel blocker sodium channel blocking agent.

block·er

(blok'er),
An instrument used to obstruct a passage.

blocker

A popular term for anything which physically (e.g., a bed blocker, see there) or pharmacologically (e.g., a beta-blocker) impedes a process or activity.

block·er

(blok'ĕr)
1. An instrument used to obstruct a passage.
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