tolbutamide

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

Definition of tolbutamide

: a sulfonylurea C12H18N2O3S used in the treatment of diabetes

Origin and Etymology of tolbutamide

tol- + butyric + amide


Medical Dictionary

tolbutamide

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

medical Definition of tolbutamide

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

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