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A crystalline vasodilator, C19H21N5O4, used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat hypertension.
[p(ipe)raz(ine) + perhaps alteration of ox(y)- + (quinazol)in(e), one of its constituents.]
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|Noun||1.||prazosin - antihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)|
alpha blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agent, alpha-blocker - any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder
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