diazoxide

[ dahy-az-ok-sahyd ]
/ ˌdaɪ æzˈɒk saɪd /

noun Pharmacology.

a substance, C8H7ClN2O2S, 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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