furosemide[fyū-rō′sĕ-mīd]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A loop diuretic that acts by inhibiting reabsorption of sodium and chloride in the ascending loop of Henle. Produces profound diuresis with increased excretion of calcium, magnesium, bicarbonate, ammonium, and phosphate.

Synonyms
frusemide

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