chlorothiazide

chlorothiazide

[klawr-uh-thahy-uh-zahyd, klohr-]
noun Pharmacology.
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:
1955–60; chloro-2 + thiaz(ole) + -ide

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chlorothiazide (ˌklɔːrəˈθaɪəˌzaɪd)
 
n
a diuretic drug administered orally in the treatment of chronic heart and kidney disease and hypertension. Formula: C7H6ClN3O4S2
 
[C20: from chloro- + thi(o-) + (di)az(ine + diox)ide]

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