glyburide

[ glahy-byoo r-ahyd ]
/ glaɪˈbyʊər aɪd /

noun Pharmacology.

a hypoglycemic substance, C23H28ClN3O5S, used orally in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.

Nearby words

  1. glutton for punishment,
  2. gluttonize,
  3. gluttonous,
  4. gluttony,
  5. gly,
  6. glyc-,
  7. glyc.,
  8. glycaemia,
  9. glycaemic index,
  10. glycaemic load

Origin of glyburide

gly(co)- + -buride, of uncertain derivation

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