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

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