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Noun: minoxidil  mu'nók-su,dil
  1. A vasodilator (trade name Loniten) used to treat severe hypertension; one side effect is hirsutism so it is also sold (trade name Rogaine) as a treatment for male-patterned baldness
    - Loniten, Rogaine

Derived forms: minoxidils

Type of: vasodilative, vasodilator

Encyclopedia: Minoxidil