ethacrynic acid


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eth·a·cryn·ic acid

 (ĕth′ə-krĭn′ĭk)
n.
A compound, C13H12Cl2O4, used as a diuretic primarily to treat severe edema.

[eth(yl) + acry(lic) + (phe)n(yl) + -ic.]
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Noun1.ethacrynic acid - diuretic (trade name Edecrin) used to treat edema
diuretic, diuretic drug, water pill - any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
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The xenobiotic compounds used for the inhibition bioassays were: bromosulfalein (Dow AgroSciences LLC, Indiana, USA), ethacrynic acid, 97% diethyl maleate, 97% tetraethylthiuram disulfide, and 94% curcumin (all from Sigma, St.
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Inhibition of glutathione-related enzymes and cytotoxicity of ethacrynic acid and cyclosporine.
Until recently, ethacrynic acid (Edecrin) was also on market, but now no longer available.
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