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metformin

[ met-fawr-min ]
/ mɛtˈfɔr mɪn /
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noun Pharmacology.

an oral drug, C4H11N5, used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, often in combination with repaglinide.

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Medical definitions for metformin

metformin
[ mĕt-fôrmĭn ]

n.

An oral antidiabetic agent that decreases glucose production by the liver and lowers plasma glucose levels.
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