acarbose

[ ak-ahr-bohs ]
/ ˈæk ɑrˌboʊs /

noun Pharmacology.

a drug, C25H43NO18, used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes: lowers blood sugar by inhibiting the enzymes that aid in starch and disaccharide digestion.

Nearby words

  1. acanthus,
  2. acanthus family,
  3. acapnia,
  4. acapulco,
  5. acapulco gold,
  6. acardia,
  7. acari,
  8. acarian,
  9. acariasis,
  10. acaricide

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