chlorothiazide

noun chlo·ro·thi·a·zide \ ˌklȯr-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd , -zəd \

Definition of chlorothiazide

: a thiazide diuretic C7H6ClN3O4S2 used especially in the treatment of edema and hypertension

First Known Use of chlorothiazide

1957


Medical Dictionary

chlorothiazide

noun chlo·ro·thi·a·zide \ ˌklōr-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd, ˌklȯr-, -zəd \

medical Definition of chlorothiazide

: a thiazide diuretic C7H6ClN3O4S2 that is taken orally or is administered in the form of its sodium salt C7H5ClN3NaO4S2 by intravenous injection especially in the treatment of edema and hypertension — see diuril

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up chlorothiazide? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to make fruitful or productive

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu-jedi-training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!