Definition of loop diuretic in English:

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loop diuretic


A powerful diuretic that inhibits resorption of water and sodium from the loop of Henle.
Example sentences
  • This can be overcome with increased diuretic doses or combination regimens that include both a thiazide diuretic and a loop diuretic.
  • You may need to take a medication called a loop diuretic.
  • Occasionally it may be necessary to use a continuous intravenous infusion of a loop diuretic.

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Syllabification: loop di·u·ret·ic

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