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[klon-i-deen, kloh-ni-] /ˈklɒn ɪˌdin, ˈkloʊ nɪ-/

noun, Pharmacology.
a synthetic white crystalline substance, C 9 H 9 Cl 2 N 3 , used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

clonidine clon·i·dine (klŏn’ĭ-dēn’, klō’nĭ-)
A synthetic drug used in the treatment of hypertension and for the prevention of migraine headaches.


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