Medical Dictionary

atorvastatin

noun ator·va·stat·in
\ə-ˌtr-və-ˈstat-ən, -ˈtr-və-ˌstat-\

Medical Definition of ATORVASTATIN

:  a statin that is administered orally (as in hypercholesterolemia) in the form of its hydrated calcium salt (C33H34FN2O5)2Ca·3H2O to lower lipid levels in the blood—see lipitor
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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