acetazolamide

acetazolamide
noun Etymology: acet- + azole + amide Date: 1954 a diuretic drug C4H6N4O3S2 used especially in the treatment of edema associated with congestive heart failure and of glaucoma and in the prevention and treatment of altitude sickness

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  • acetazolamide — /euh see teuh zoh leuh muyd , mid, zol euh , as i teuh /, n. Pharm. a crystalline powder, C4H6N4O3S2, used chiefly in the treatment of glaucoma and edema. [1950 55; ACET + AZOLE + AMIDE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • acetazolamide — n. a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor used mainly in the treatment of glaucoma to reduce the pressure inside the eyeball and also as a preventative for epileptic seizures and altitude sickness. It is administered by mouth or injection; side effects… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • acetazolamide — ˌasəd.əˈzōləˌmīd, mə̇d noun ( s) Etymology: acet + azole + amide : a white crystalline sulfonamide CH3CONHC2N2SSO2NH2 derived from thiadiazole and used as a diuretic and antiepileptic drug …   Useful english dictionary

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