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tolbutamide

tolbutamide

noun tol·bu·ta·mide \täl-ˈbyü-tə-ˌmīd\

Definition of TOLBUTAMIDE

:  a sulfonylurea C12H18N2O3S used in the treatment of diabetes

Origin of TOLBUTAMIDE

tol- + butyric + amide
First Known Use: 1956

tolbutamide

noun tol·bu·ta·mide \täl-ˈbyüt-ə-ˌmīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TOLBUTAMIDE

:  a sulfonylurea C12H18N2O3S used orally to lower blood sugar in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

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