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

noun Pharmacology.

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


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Origin of glyburide

gly(co)- + -buride, of uncertain derivation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020