chlorpropamide

noun
chlor·​prop·​amide | \ klȯr-ˈprä-pə-ˌmīd How to pronounce chlorpropamide (audio) , -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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlorpropamide. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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chlorpropamide

noun
chlor·​prop·​amide | \ -ˈpräp-ə-ˌmīd, -ˈprōp- How to pronounce chlorpropamide (audio) \

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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