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amiloride

[uh-mil-uh-rahyd] /əˈmɪl əˌraɪd/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a potassium-sparing diuretic, C 6 H 8 ClN 7 O, used in the treatment of hypertension.
Origin
perhaps (di)ami(no-6-ch)lor(opyrazinam)ide, part of its chemical name
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