[ soo-kruh l-feyt ]
/ ˈsu krəlˌfeɪt /

noun Pharmacology.

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

Origin of sucralfate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for sucralfate


[ sōō-krălfāt′ ]


A polysaccharide with antipeptic activity used to treat duodenal ulcers.
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