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chlorthalidone

[ klawr-thal-i-dohn, klohr- ]
/ klɔrˈθæl ɪˌdoʊn, kloʊr- /
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noun Pharmacology.
a sulfonamide diuretic, C14H11ClN2O4S, used in the management of hypertension.
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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
/ (klɔːˈθælɪdəʊn) /

noun
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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