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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.]
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(Medicine) a medication primarily used to treat high blood pressure
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clon•i•dine(ˈklɒn ɪˌdin, ˈkloʊ nɪ-)
a synthetic white crystalline substance, C9H9Cl2N3, used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
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|Noun||1.||clonidine - an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches|
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