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Related to chlorothiazide: furosemide
A thiazide diuretic, used also in its sulfate form to treat hypertension, congestive heart failure, and edema.
(Pharmacology) a diuretic drug administered orally in the treatment of chronic heart and kidney disease and hypertension. Formula: C7H6ClN3O4S2
[C20: from chloro- + thi(o-) + (di)az(ine + diox)ide]
chlo•ro•thi•a•zide(ˌklɔr əˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd, ˌkloʊr-)
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C7H6ClN3O4S2, used as a diuretic and in treating hypertension.
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|Noun||1.||chlorothiazide - a diuretic drug (trade name Diuril) used in the treatment of edema and hypertension|
thiazide - any of a group of drugs commonly used as diuretics in the treatment of hypertension; they block the reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys