[ eth-uh-krin-ik, eth- ]
/ ˈɛθ əˈkrɪn ɪk, ˌɛθ- /
a whitish crystalline powder, C13H12Cl2O4, that is a potent diuretic used in the treatment of acute pulmonary edema and other edemas associated with such diseases as congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, and renal disease.
Words nearby ethacrynic acid
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Medical definitions for ethacrynic acid
[ ĕth′ə-krĭn′ĭk ]
A diuretic compound used in the treatment of severe edema.
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