diltiazem

[dil-tahy-uh-zem]

noun Pharmacology.

a white to whitish crystalline powder, C22H26N2O4S, used as a calcium blocker in the treatment of angina pectoris.

Nearby words

  1. dillweed,
  2. dilly,
  3. dilly bag,
  4. dilly-dally,
  5. dillydally,
  6. diltiazem hydrochloride,
  7. diluent,
  8. dilute,
  9. dilution,
  10. diluvial

Origin of diltiazem

presumably from isolated and rearranged letters of the chemical name

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