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metolazone

[ me-toh-luh-zohn ]
/ mɛˈtoʊ ləˌzoʊn /
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noun Pharmacology.

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

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Origin of metolazone

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