hydralazine

noun hy·dral·azine \ hī-ˈdra-lə-ˌzēn \

Definition of hydralazine

: a vasodilator C8H8N4 used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat hypertension

Origin and Etymology of hydralazine

hydr- + phthalic (acid) + azine


Medical Dictionary

hydralazine

noun hy·dral·azine \ hī-ˈdral-ə-ˌzēn \

medical Definition of hydralazine

: an antihypertensive drug that is used in the form of its hydrochloride C8H8N4·HCl and produces peripheral arteriolar dilation by relaxing vascular smooth muscle

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