Origin of prazosin

First recorded in 1965–70; probably by rearrangement and alteration of parts of its chemical name Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

prazosin in Medicine


  1. A crystalline vasodilator used in the form of its hydrochloride as a treatment for hypertension.
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