tolbutamide

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noun tol·bu·ta·mide \täl-ˈbyü-tə-ˌmīd\

Definition of tolbutamide

  1. :  a sulfonylurea C12H18N2O3S used in the treatment of diabetes

Origin and Etymology of tolbutamide

tol- + butyric + amide


First Known Use: 1956


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tolbutamide

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noun tol·bu·ta·mide \täl-ˈbyüt-ə-ˌmīd\

Medical Definition of tolbutamide

  1. :  a sulfonylurea C12H18N2O3S used orally to lower blood sugar in the treatment of type 2 diabetes


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