metolazone

[me-toh-luh-zohn]

noun Pharmacology.

a thiazide diuretic, C16H16ClN3O3S, used in the treatment of hypertension and as a diuretic in patients with chronic renal failure.

Nearby words

  1. metmb,
  2. metmyoglobin,
  3. metoclopramide,
  4. metoestrus,
  5. metol,
  6. metonic cycle,
  7. metonym,
  8. metonymical,
  9. metonymy,
  10. metope

Origin of metolazone

contraction and rearrangement of meth-, quinazoline, -one components of the chemical name

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