Ion vs Diazoxide - What's the difference?

ion | diazoxide |


As nouns the difference between ion and diazoxide

is that ion is ion (electrically charged atom) while diazoxide is a potassium channel activator which causes local relaxation in smooth muscle by increasing membrane permeability to potassium ions, used as a vasodilator to treat hypertension and in diabetes to decrease the secretion of insulin.

ion

English

(wikipedia ion)

Noun

(en noun)
  • An atom or group of atoms bearing an electrical charge such as the sodium and chlorine atoms in a salt solution.
  • Derived terms

    * anion * autoion * byion * cation * coion * counterion * gegenion * ionic * ionise, ionize * ionogenic * ionome * macroion * microion * multiion * nebenion * photoion * polyion * sulphion * thermion

    diazoxide

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia diazoxide)
  • A potassium channel activator which causes local relaxation in smooth muscle by increasing membrane permeability to potassium ions, used as a vasodilator to treat hypertension and in diabetes to decrease the secretion of insulin.