HyperDic: diuretic

English > 1 sense of the word diuretic:
NOUNartifactdiuretic, diuretic drug, water pillany substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
diuretic > pronunciation
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English > diuretic: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water.
Synonymsdiuretic drug, water pill
Narrowerchlorthalidone, Hygroton, ThalidoneA diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema
ethacrynic acid, Edecrindiuretic (trade name Edecrin) used to treat edema
furosemide, Lasixcommonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema
indapamide, Lozaldiuretic (trade name Lozal) used in the treatment of hypertension
mannitol, OsmitrolA diuretic (trade name Osmitrol) used to promote the excretion of urine
thiazideAny of a group of drugs commonly used as diuretics in the treatment of hypertension
BroaderdrugA substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Spanishdiurético
Catalandiürètic

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