spironolactone

Definitions of spironolactone
  1. noun
    a synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension
    synonyms: Aldactone
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    type of:
    antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug
    a drug that reduces high blood pressure
    adrenal cortical steroid, corticoid, corticosteroid
    a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response

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