chlorothiazide

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

Definition of chlorothiazide

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

First Known Use of chlorothiazide

1957


Medical Dictionary

chlorothiazide

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

Medical Definition of chlorothiazide

  1. :  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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