Meaning of spironolactone

spi•ro•no•lac•tone

Pronunciation: (spī"ru-nō-lak'tōn, spī-rō"-, -ron"u-), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a steroid, CHOS, used in combination with other drugs as a diuretic and antihypertensive.
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