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prazosin

[ prey-zoh-sin ]
/ ˈpreɪ zoʊ sɪn /
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noun Pharmacology.
a white crystalline substance, C19H21N5O4, used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Origin of prazosin

First recorded in 1965–70; probably by rearrangement and alteration of parts of its chemical name
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Medical definitions for prazosin

prazosin
[ prāzō-sĭn ]

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