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ROGAINE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Rogaine mean? 

ROGAINE (noun)
  The noun ROGAINE has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: ROGAINE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROGAINE (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

Loniten; minoxidil; Rogaine

Hypernyms ("Rogaine" is a kind of...):

vasodilative; vasodilator (a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels)


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