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noun ace·to·hex·amide \ˌas-ə-tō-ˈhek-sə-məd, ə-ˈsēt-ō-, -ˌmīd\

Medical Definition of acetohexamide

  1. :  a sulfonylurea drug C15H20N2O4S used in the oral treatment of some of the milder forms of type 2 diabetes in adults to lower the level of glucose in the blood

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