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hydrochlorothiazide

noun hy·dro·chlo·ro·thi·a·zide \-ˌklr-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd\

Definition of HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

:  a diuretic and antihypertensive drug C7H8ClN3O4S2

Origin of HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

hydr- + chlor- + thiazine + -ide
First Known Use: 1958

hydrochlorothiazide

noun hy·dro·chlo·ro·thi·a·zide \-ˌklōr-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd, -ˌklr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

:  a diuretic and antihypertensive drug C7H8ClN3O4S2—abbreviation HCTZ; see dyazide, hydrodiuril, hyzaar, maxzide, oretic

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