noun Etymology: thi- + diazine + dioxide Date: 1959 any of a group of drugs used as oral diuretics especially in the control of high blood pressure

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  • Thiazide — is a term used to describe a type of molecule [MeshName|Thiazides] and a class of diuretic. [MeshName|Thiazide+Diuretics] The members of this class of diuretics are derived from benzothiadiazine. They inhibit Na+/Cl reabsorption from the distal… …   Wikipedia

  • Thiazide — Als Thiaziddiuretika wird eine Gruppe harntreibender Substanzen bezeichnet, die als Weiterentwicklung der Carboanhydrasehemmer vom Typ des Acetazolamid zu sehen sind. Chemisch handelt es sich zum einen um Weiterentwicklungen von Chlorothiazid,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • -thiazide — a suffix indicating a thiazide diuretic …   Medical dictionary

  • thiazide — /thuy euh zuyd , zid/, n. Pharm. a member of a class of diuretic substances that inhibit the reabsorption of sodium chloride in the distal convoluted tubule of the kidneys: used principally to treat hypertension. [1955 60; THI + AZIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • thiazide — noun Any of a class of diuretic drugs based on a benzothiadiazine sulfonamide dioxide …   Wiktionary

  • thiazide — thi·a·zide thī ə .zīd, zəd n any of a group of drugs used as oral diuretics esp. in the control of high blood pressure * * * thi·a·zide (thiґə zīd) any of a group of benzothiadiazene sulfonamide derivatives, typified by chlorothiazide,… …   Medical dictionary

  • thiazide — [ θʌɪəzʌɪd] noun Medicine any of a class of sulphur containing drugs that are used as diuretics and to lower the blood pressure. Origin 1950s: from elements of thio + azine + oxide …   English new terms dictionary

  • thiazide — thi·a·zide …   English syllables

  • thiazide — thi•a•zide [[t]ˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd, zɪd[/t]] n. pha any of a class of diuretic substances that promote the excretion of sodium and water • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • thiazide — noun any of a group of drugs commonly used as diuretics in the treatment of hypertension; they block the reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys • Hypernyms: ↑diuretic drug, ↑diuretic, ↑water pill • Hyponyms: ↑chlorothiazide, ↑Diuril, ↑hydroch …   Useful english dictionary

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