- a substance, C12H15ClO3, used principally to reduce elevated plasma triglyceride and cholesterol levels.
Origin of clofibrate
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- A synthetic drug formerly prescribed to reduce abnormally elevated levels of plasma cholesterol and triglyceride.
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