gemfibrozil

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

Definition of gemfibrozil

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

Origin and Etymology of gemfibrozil

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1976


Medical Dictionary

gemfibrozil

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

Medical Definition of gemfibrozil

  1. :  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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