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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-uh-thahy-uh-zahyd, klohr-]
    • /ˌklɔr əˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd, ˌkloʊr-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-uh-thahy-uh-zahyd, klohr-]
    • /ˌklɔr əˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd, ˌkloʊr-/

Definitions of chlorothiazide word

  • noun chlorothiazide a diuretic drug administered orally in the treatment of chronic heart and kidney disease and hypertension. Formula: C7H6ClN3O4S2 3
  • noun chlorothiazide a synthetic drug, C7H6ClN3O4S2, used in treating hypertension, heart failure, or various edemas by removing extra salt and water through the kidneys 3
  • noun chlorothiazide a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C 7 H 6 ClN 3 O 4 S 2 , used as a diuretic and in the treatment of hypertension. 1
  • noun chlorothiazide A synthetic drug used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure. It is one of the thiazide diuretics. 1
  • noun chlorothiazide (medicine) A thiazide diuretic used in the treatment of hypertension and other conditions. 0

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Origin of chlorothiazide

First appearance:

before 1955
One of the 4% newest English words
First recorded in 1955-60; chloro-2 + thiaz(ole) + -ide

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chlorothiazide popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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