chlorothiazide [klawr-uh-thahy-uh-zahyd, klohr-] Word Origin noun Pharmacology.

  1. a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C7H6ClN3O4S2, used as a diuretic and in the treatment of hypertension.

Origin of chlorothiazide First recorded in 1955–60; chloro-2 + thiaz(ole) + -ide British Dictionary definitions for chlorothiazide chlorothiazide noun

  1. a diuretic drug administered orally in the treatment of chronic heart and kidney disease and hypertension. Formula: C 7 H 6 ClN 3 O 4 S 2

Word Origin for chlorothiazide C20: from chloro- + thi (o-) + (di) az (ine + diox) ide

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