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Meaning of diazoxide

di•az•ox•ide

Pronunciation: (dī"az-ok'sīd), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a substance, CHClNOS, having potent antihypertensive action and used to reduce blood pressure in hypertensive crisis.
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