amiloride
Drug that blocks sodium/proton antiport; used clinically as a potassium-sparing diuretic.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Amiloride — Systematic (IUPAC) name 3,5 diamino 6 chloro N …   Wikipedia

  • Amiloride — structure et représentation de l amiloride Général Nom IUPAC 3,5 diamino 6 chloro N (diaminomet …   Wikipédia en Français

  • amiloride — amil·o·ride ə mil ə .rīd n a diuretic C6H8ClN7O that promotes sodium excretion and potassium retention * * * n. a potassium sparing diuretic that causes the increased excretion of sodium and chloride; it is often combined with a thiazide or loop… …   Medical dictionary

  • amiloride — n. a potassium sparing diuretic that causes the increased excretion of sodium and chloride; it is often combined with a thiazide or loop diuretic (e.g. hydrochlorothiazide as co amilozide) to reduce the potassium loss that occurs with these drugs …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • amiloride — /euh mil euh ruyd /, n. Pharm. a potassium sparing diuretic, C6H8ClN7O, used in the treatment of hypertension. [perh. (di)ami(no 6 ch)lor(opyrazinam)ide, part of its chemical name] * * * …   Universalium

  • amiloride — noun A particular pyrazine guanidinium compound that is used as a diuretic …   Wiktionary

  • amiloride — amil·o·ride …   English syllables

  • amiloride — aˈmilōrīd, ȯ noun ( s) Etymology: amidino + chlor + amide : a diuretic C6H8ClN7O that promotes sodium excretion and potassium retention * * * /euh mil euh ruyd /, n. Pharm. a potassium sparing diuretic, C6H8ClN7O, used in the treatment of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • amiloride hydrochloride — A nonsteroidal compound exerting an effect similar to that of an aldosterone inhibitor, i.e., urinary sodium excretion is enhanced and potassium excretion is reduced; a potassium sparing diuretic. * * * amil·o·ride …   Medical dictionary

  • amiloride-sensitive sodium channel — epithelial sodium c …   Medical dictionary

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