clofibrate

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

First Known Use of clofibrate

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clofibrate

perhaps from chlor- + fibr- + -ate entry 1

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clofibrate

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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