chlorthalidone

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chlorthalidone

(klɔːˈθælɪdəʊn)
n
(Pharmacology) a diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and hypertension
[C20: from chlor(o)- + th(iazine) + -al3 + -id(e) + -one]
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Noun1.chlorthalidone - a diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema; effective in lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attacks
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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chlorthalidone

n clortalidona
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