[ klon-i-deen, kloh-ni- ]
/ ˈklɒn ɪˌdin, ˈkloʊ nɪ- /
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a synthetic white crystalline substance, C9H9Cl2N3, used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
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Medical definitions for clonidine
[ klŏn′ĭ-dēn′, klō′nĭ- ]
A synthetic drug used in the treatment of hypertension and for the prevention of migraine headaches.
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