hydralazine

hydralazine

[hahy-dral-uh-zeen]
noun Pharmacology.
a white crystalline powder, C 8 H 8 N 4 , that dilates blood vessels and is used in the treatment of hypertension.

Origin:
1950–55; hydr-2 + (phth)al(ic) + azine

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hydralazine hy·dral·a·zine (hī-drāl'ə-zēn')
n.
A crystalline compound whose hydrochloride form is used in the treatment of hypertension.

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