hydrochlorothiazide

[ hahy-druh-klawr-uh-thahy-uh-zahyd, -klohr- ]
/ ˌhaɪ drəˌklɔr əˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd, -ˈkloʊr- /

noun Pharmacology.

a crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C7H8ClN3O4S2, used as a diuretic and in the treatment of hypertension.

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Origin of hydrochlorothiazide

First recorded in 1955–60; hydro-2 + chlorothiazide
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Medical definitions for hydrochlorothiazide

hydrochlorothiazide
[ hī′drə-klôr′ə-thīə-zīd′, -zĭd ]

n.

A diuretic used alone or in combination with other drugs primarily to treat hypertension.
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