clonidine

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clon·i·dine

 (klŏn′ĭ-dēn′, klō′nĭ-)
n.
A synthetic drug, C9H9Cl2N3 that is used primarily in the treatment of hypertension, the prevention of migraine headaches, and the management of opioid withdrawal.

[c(h)lo(ro)- + (a)ni(line) + (imi)d(e) + -ine.]

clonidine

(ˈklɒnɪˌdiːn; ˈkləʊnɪˌdiːn)
n
(Medicine) a medication primarily used to treat high blood pressure

clon•i•dine

(ˈklɒn ɪˌdin, ˈkloʊ nɪ-)

n.
a synthetic white crystalline substance, C9H9Cl2N3, used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
[1965–70; c (h) lo (ro)-2 + (a) ni (line) + (imi) d (e), + -ine2]
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Noun1.clonidine - an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure
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clonidine

n clonidina
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