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chlorpropamide

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noun chlor·prop·amide \-ˈprä-pə-ˌmīd, -ˈprō-\

Definition of chlorpropamide

  1. :  a sulfonylurea drug C10H13ClN2O3S used orally to reduce blood sugar in the treatment of mild diabetes



Origin and Etymology of chlorpropamide

chlor- + propane + amide


First Known Use: 1960


Medical Dictionary

chlorpropamide

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noun chlor·prop·amide \-ˈpräp-ə-ˌmīd, -ˈprōp-\

Medical Definition of chlorpropamide

  1. :  a sulfonylurea drug C10H13ClN2O3S used orally to reduce blood sugar in the treatment of type 2 diabetes




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