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chlorthalidone

[klawr-thal-i-dohn, klohr-] /klɔrˈθæl ɪˌdoʊn, kloʊr-/
noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a sulfonamide diuretic, C 14 H 11 ClN 2 O 4 S, used in the management of hypertension.
Origin of chlorthalidone
chlor-2 + (ph)thali(mi)d(ine) a chemical component of the drug + (ket)one
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chlorthalidone

/klɔːˈθælɪdəʊn/
noun
1.
a diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and hypertension
Word Origin
C20: from chlor(o)- + th(iazine) + -al³ + -id(e) + -one
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