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[me-toh-luh-zohn] /mɛˈtoʊ ləˌzoʊn/

noun, Pharmacology.
a thiazide diuretic, C 1 6 H 1 6 ClN 3 O 3 S, used in the treatment of hypertension and as a diuretic in patients with chronic renal failure.


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