gemfibrozil

noun
gem·fi·bro·zil | \jem-ˈfī-brə-(ˌ)zil, -ˈfi- \

Definition of gemfibrozil 

: a drug C15H22O3 that regulates blood serum lipids and is used especially to lower the levels of triglycerides and increase the levels of HDLs

First Known Use of gemfibrozil

1976, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gemfibrozil

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gemfibrozil

noun
gem·fi·bro·zil | \jem-ˈfī-brə-(ˌ)zil, -ˈfib-rə- \

Medical Definition of gemfibrozil 

: a drug C15H22O3 that regulates blood serum lipids and is used especially to lower the levels of triglycerides and increase the levels of HDLs in the treatment of hyperlipidemia — see lopid

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