chlorthalidone

[klawr-thal-i-dohn, klohr-]

Origin of chlorthalidone

chlor-2 + (ph)thali(mi)d(ine) a chemical component of the drug + (ket)one
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British Dictionary definitions for chlorthalidone

chlorthalidone

noun
  1. a diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and hypertension

Word Origin for chlorthalidone

C20: from chlor (o) - + th (iazine) + -al ³ + -id (e) + -one
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