furosemide

noun fu·ro·se·mide \ fyu̇-ˈrō-sə-ˌmīd \

Definition of furosemide

:a powerful diuretic C12H11ClN2O5S used especially to treat edema and hypertension

Origin and Etymology of furosemide

furfural + -o- + sulf- + -emide, probably alteration of amide


Medical Dictionary

furosemide

noun fu·ro·se·mide \ fyu̇-ˈrō-sə-ˌmīd \

medical Definition of furosemide

:a powerful diuretic C12H11CIN2O5S used especially to treat edema called also frusemide, fursemide; see lasix

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