ethacrynic acid

noun eth·a·cryn·ic acid \ ˌe-thə-ˈkri-nik- \

Definition of ethacrynic acid

: a potent synthetic diuretic C13H12Cl2O4 used especially in the treatment of edema

Origin and Etymology of ethacrynic acid

probably from eth- + acrylic + phen- + acetic acid


Medical Dictionary

ethacrynic acid

noun eth·a·cryn·ic acid \ ˌeth-ə-ˌkrin-ik- \

medical Definition of ethacrynic acid

: a potent synthetic diuretic C13H12Cl2O4 used especially in the treatment of edema

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