carbonate dehydratase inhibitor
Definition: an agent, usually chemically related to the sulfonamides, that inhibits the activity of carbonate dehydratase, producing a general decrease in the formation of H2CO3 in the tissues.
Synonym(s): carbonic anhydrase inhibitor
See Also: acetazolamide
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