Thiazide meaning

thīə-zīd, -zĭd
Any of a group of drugs that block reabsorption of sodium in the distal tubules of the kidneys, used as diuretics primarily in the treatment of hypertension.
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Any of a group of drugs that block reabsorption of sodium in the distal tubules of the kidneys, used as diuretics primarily in the treatment of hypertension.
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Any of a group of drugs that block reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys, used as diuretics primarily in the treatment of hypertension.
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Any of a class of diuretic drugs based on a benzothiadiazine sulfonamide dioxide.
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Origin of thiazide

  • thi(o)– az(o)– –ide

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