HyperDic: chlorthalidone

English > 1 sense of the word chlorthalidone:
NOUNartifactchlorthalidone, Hygroton, Thalidonea diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema
English > chlorthalidone: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema; effective in lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attacks.
SynonymsHygroton, Thalidone
Broaderdiuretic drug, diuretic, water pillAny substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water

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