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- n. A crystalline vasodilator, C19H21N5O4, used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat hypertension.
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- n. A particular kind of sympatholytic drug used to treat high blood pressure.
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- n. antihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)
p(ipe)raz(ine) + perhaps alteration of ox(y)- + (quinazol)in(e), one of its constituents.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)