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thiazide

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noun thi·a·zide \ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd, -zəd\

Definition of thiazide

  1. :  any of a group of drugs used as oral diuretics especially in the control of high blood pressure



Origin and Etymology of thiazide

thi- + diazine + dioxide


First Known Use: 1959


Medical Dictionary

thiazide

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noun thi·a·zide \ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd, -zəd\

Medical Definition of thiazide

  1. :  any of a group of drugs used as oral diuretics especially in the control of high blood pressure




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of thiazide Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about thiazide


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