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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.
(Pharmacology) a diuretic drug that prevents sodium absorption in the kidneys and is used to treat hypertension
thi•a•zide(ˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd, -zɪd)
any of a class of diuretic substances that promote the excretion of sodium and water.
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|Noun||1.||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