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[thahy-uh-zahyd, -zid]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. a member of a class of diuretic substances that inhibit the reabsorption of sodium chloride in the distal convoluted tubule of the kidneys: used principally to treat hypertension.
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Origin of thiazide

First recorded in 1955–60; thi- + azide
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thiazide in Medicine


(thīə-zīd′, -zĭd)
  1. benzothiadiazide
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thiazide in Science


[thīə-zīd′, -zĭd]
  1. Any of a group of drugs that block reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys, used as diuretics primarily in the treatment of hypertension.
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