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sulfonylurea in Medicine

sulfonylurea

(sŭl′fə-nĭl-yu-rēə)
n.
  1. Any of a group of hypoglycemic drugs, such as tolbutamide, that act on the beta cells of the pancreas to increase the secretion of insulin.
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