Meaning of minoxidil

min•ox•i•dil

Pronunciation: (mi-nok'si-dil"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a potent peripheral vasodilator used in the treatment of severe hypertension, also applied topically to promote hair growth in some types of baldness.
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