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.

Origin of hydrochlorothiazide

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