thiazide

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thi·a·zide

 (thī′ə-zīd′, -zĭd)
n.
Any of a group of drugs that block reabsorption of sodium in the distal tubules of the kidneys, used as diuretics primarily in the treatment of hypertension.

thiazide

(ˈθaɪəˌzaɪd)
n
(Pharmacology) a diuretic drug that prevents sodium absorption in the kidneys and is used to treat hypertension

thi•a•zide

(ˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd, -zɪd)

n.
any of a class of diuretic substances that promote the excretion of sodium and water.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thiazide - any of a group of drugs commonly used as diuretics in the treatment of hypertension; they block the reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys
chlorothiazide, Diuril - a diuretic drug (trade name Diuril) used in the treatment of edema and hypertension
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
Esidrix, hydrochlorothiazide, HydroDIURIL, Microzide - a diuretic drug (trade name Microzide, Esidrix, and HydroDIURIL) used in the treatment of hypertension
hydroflumethiazide - diuretic used to treat hypertension and edema
Naqua, trichlormethiazide - diuretic drug (trade name Naqua) used to treat hypertension
Translations

thiazide

n tiazida
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84 YAMADA KA,J NEUROSC,vol 0013,page 3904,1993,cites= 43, BENZOTHIADIAZIDES INHIBIT RAPID GLUTAMATERECEPTOR DESENSITIZATION AND ENHANCE GLUTAMATERGIC SYNAPTIC CURRENTS