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hydralazine

[hahy-dral-uh-zeen]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a white crystalline powder, C8H8N4, that dilates blood vessels and is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Origin of hydralazine

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

hydralazine

(hī-drălə-zēn′)
n.
  1. A crystalline compound whose hydrochloride form is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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