[ 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.
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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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