prazosin

prazosin

[prey-zoh-sin]
noun Pharmacology.
a white crystalline substance, C 1 9 H 2 1 N 5 O 4 , used in the treatment of hypertension.

Origin:
1965–70; probably by rearrangement and alteration of parts of its chemical name

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To prazosin
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

prazosin pra·zo·sin (prā'zō-sĭn)
n.
A crystalline vasodilator used in the form of its hydrochloride as a treatment for hypertension.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature