hydralazine

[ hahy-dral-uh-zeen ]
/ haɪˈdræl əˌzin /

noun Pharmacology.

a white crystalline powder, C8H8N4, that dilates blood vessels and is used in the treatment of hypertension.

Nearby words

  1. hydra,
  2. hydra-headed,
  3. hydracid,
  4. hydraemia,
  5. hydragogue,
  6. hydramine,
  7. hydranencephaly,
  8. hydrangea,
  9. hydrant,
  10. hydranth

Origin of hydralazine

First recorded in 1950–55; hydr-2 + (phth)al(ic) + azine

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Medicine definitions for hydralazine

hydralazine

[ hī-drălə-zēn′ ]

n.

A crystalline compound whose hydrochloride form is used in the treatment of hypertension.

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