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Loop diuretic

(med) any of a group of diuretics, including frusemide, that act by inhibiting resorption of salts from Henle’s loop of the kidney tubule

loop diuretic n.
A class of diuretic agents that act by inhibiting reabsorption of sodium and chloride.


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