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acetazolamide

[ uh-see-tuh-zoh-luh-mahyd, -mid, -zol-uh-, as-i-tuh- ]
/ əˌsi təˈzoʊ ləˌmaɪd, -mɪd, -ˈzɒl ə-, ˌæs ɪ tə- /
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noun Pharmacology.

a crystalline powder, C4H6N4O3S2, used chiefly in the treatment of glaucoma and edema.

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Origin of acetazolamide

First recorded in 1950–55; acet- + azole + amide
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Medical definitions for acetazolamide

acetazolamide
[ ăs′ĭ-tə-zōlə-mīd′ ]

n.

An anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of altitude sickness, glaucoma, and epilepsy.
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