chlorothiazide

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

Definition of chlorothiazide

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

First Known Use of chlorothiazide

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Chlorothiazide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlorothiazide. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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chlorothiazide

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

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

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