HyperDic: minoxidil

English > 1 sense of the word minoxidil:
NOUNartifactminoxidil, Loniten, Rogainea vasodilator (trade name Loniten) used to treat severe hypertension
minoxidil > pronunciation
Soundsmihnaa'ksihdihl
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > minoxidil: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA vasodilator (trade name Loniten) used to treat severe hypertension; one side effect is hirsutism so it is also sold (trade name Rogaine) as a treatment for male-patterned baldness.
SynonymsLoniten, Rogaine
Broadervasodilator, vasodilativeA drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
Spanishminoxidil
Catalanminoxidil

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