thiazide

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

Definition of thiazide

: any of a group of drugs used as oral diuretics especially in the control of high blood pressure

First Known Use of thiazide

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thiazide

thi- + diazine + dioxide

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“Thiazide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiazide. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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thiazide

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

Medical Definition of thiazide

: any of a group of drugs used as oral diuretics especially in the control of high blood pressure

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