sucralfate

[ soo-kruh l-feyt ]
/ ˈsu krəlˌfeɪt /

noun Pharmacology.

a sugar-aluminum complex, C12H54Al16O75S8, used for the treatment of duodenal ulcer.

Nearby words

  1. suckler,
  2. suckling,
  3. suckling, sir john,
  4. sucks,
  5. sucky,
  6. sucralose,
  7. sucrase,
  8. sucre,
  9. sucre, antonio josé de,
  10. sucrose

Origin of sucralfate


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Medicine definitions for sucralfate

sucralfate

[ sōō-krălfāt′ ]

n.

A polysaccharide with antipeptic activity used to treat duodenal ulcers.

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