hydrochlorothiazide

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

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

Nearby words

  1. hydrocephalus,
  2. hydrocephalus ex vacuo,
  3. hydrochloric,
  4. hydrochloric acid,
  5. hydrochloride,
  6. hydrocholecystis,
  7. hydrocholeresis,
  8. hydrocinnamic acid,
  9. hydrocinnamic aldehyde,
  10. hydrocirsocele

Origin of hydrochlorothiazide

First recorded in 1955–60; hydro-2 + chlorothiazide

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