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Medical Term:

hydrochlorothiazide

Pronunciation: hi'dro-klor'o-thi'a-zid

Definition: A potent orally effective diuretic and antihypertensive agent related to chlorothiazide; can cause hypokalemia and hyperglycemia.

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