lovastatin

[ loh-vuh-stat-n ]

noun
  1. a drug, C24H36O8, that reduces the levels of fats in the blood by altering the enzyme activity in the liver that produces lipids.

Origin of lovastatin

1
First recorded in 1985–90; a pharmaceutical coinage

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