chlorothiazide

noun

chlo·​ro·​thi·​a·​zide ˌklȯr-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd How to pronounce chlorothiazide (audio)
-zəd
: a thiazide diuretic C7H6ClN3O4S2 used especially in the treatment of edema and hypertension

Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chlorothiazide was in 1957

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Cite this Entry

“Chlorothiazide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlorothiazide. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

chlorothiazide

noun

chlo·​ro·​thi·​a·​zide ˌklōr-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd, ˌklȯr-, -zəd How to pronounce chlorothiazide (audio)
: 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
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