Hydrochlorothiazide definition

hīdrə-klôrə-thīə-zīd
A diuretic drug, C7 H8 ClN3 O4 S2 , used in the treatment of hypertension.
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A diuretic drug, C7 H8 ClN3 O4 S2 , used in the treatment of hypertension.
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A diuretic drug, 6-chloro-3,4-dihydro-2H-1,2,4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1,1-dioxide, that inhibits the kidneys' ability to retain water.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hydrochlorothiazide
Plural:
hydrochlorothiazides

Origin of hydrochlorothiazide

  • hydro– chloro– thiaz(ole) –ide

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition