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metolazone

[me-toh-luh-zohn] /mɛˈtoʊ ləˌzoʊn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a thiazide diuretic, C 1 6 H 1 6 ClN 3 O 3 S, used in the treatment of hypertension and as a diuretic in patients with chronic renal failure.
Origin
contraction and rearrangement of meth-, quinazoline, -one components of the chemical name
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