clofibrate

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noun clo·fi·brate \ klō-ˈfī-ˌbrāt , -ˈfi- \

Definition of clofibrate

:a compound C12H15ClO3 used especially to lower abnormally high concentrations of fats and cholesterol in the blood

Origin and Etymology of clofibrate

perhaps from chlor- + fibr- + 1-ate


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clofibrate

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noun clo·fi·brate \ klō-ˈfīb-ˌrāt, -ˈfib- \

medical Definition of clofibrate

:a synthetic drug C12H15ClO3 used especially to lower abnormally high concentrations of fats and cholesterol in the blood

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