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chlorothiazide

[klawr-uh-thahy-uh-zahyd, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd, ˌkloʊr-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C 7 H 6 ClN 3 O 4 S 2 , used as a diuretic and in the treatment of hypertension.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; chloro-2 + thiaz(ole) + -ide
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chlorothiazide

/ˌklɔːrəˈθaɪəˌzaɪd/
noun
1.
a diuretic drug administered orally in the treatment of chronic heart and kidney disease and hypertension. Formula: C7H6ClN3O4S2
Word Origin
C20: from chloro- + thi(o-) + (di)az(ine + diox)ide
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