prazosin

[prey-zoh-sin]

noun Pharmacology.

a white crystalline substance, C19H21N5O4, used in the treatment of hypertension.

Origin of prazosin

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

prazosin

[prāzō-sĭn]

n.

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