loop diuretic

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loop diuretic
 
n
med any of a group of diuretics, including frusemide, that act by inhibiting resorption of salts from Henle's loop of the kidney tubule

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loop diuretic n.
A class of diuretic agents that act by inhibiting reabsorption of sodium and chloride.

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