chlorpropamide

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

Definition of chlorpropamide

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

Origin and Etymology of chlorpropamide

chlor- + propane + amide


Medical Dictionary

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

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up chlorpropamide? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to coax or persuade

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • spring-flowers
  • Which is a synonym of raillery?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!