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ethacrynic acid

noun eth·a·cryn·ic acid \ˌe-thə-ˌkri-nik-\

Definition of ETHACRYNIC ACID

:  a potent synthetic diuretic C13H12Cl2O4 used especially in the treatment of edema

Origin of ETHACRYNIC ACID

probably from eth- + acrylic + phen- + acetic acid
First Known Use: 1963

ethacrynic acid

noun eth·a·cryn·ic acid \ˌeth-ə-ˌkrin-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ETHACRYNIC ACID

:  a potent synthetic diuretic C13H12Cl2O4 used especially in the treatment of edema

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