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diazoxide

[dahy-az-ok-sahyd] /ˌdaɪ æzˈɒk saɪd/
noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a substance, C 8 H 7 ClN 2 O 2 S, having potent antihypertensive action and used to reduce blood pressure in hypertensive crisis.
Origin of diazoxide
diaz- + oxide, components of the chemical name
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