chlorpropamide

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

Definition of chlorpropamide

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

First Known Use of chlorpropamide

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chlorpropamide

chlor- + propane + amide

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chlorpropamide

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

Medical Definition of chlorpropamide

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

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