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ra·nit·i·dine

 (rə-nĭt′ĭ-dēn′)
n.
A histamine receptor antagonist, C13H22N4O3that inhibits gastric acid secretion and is used primarily to treat duodenal ulcers, gastric ulcers, and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

[rani- (blend of (fu)ran ni(tro)-) + -tidine, histamine receptor antagonist suffix (from (cime)tidine).]
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Noun1.ranitidine - a histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
histamine blocker - a medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux; works by blocking the effects of histamine on the receptor site known as H2
alkaliser, alkalizer, antacid, antiacid, gastric antacid - an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
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