glitazone

noun
glit·​a·​zone | \ ˈglit-ə-ˌzōn How to pronounce glitazone (audio) \

Medical Definition of glitazone

: thiazolidinedione The diabetes drugs called glitazones gained federal approval because they lower blood sugar, but experts continue to debate whether they help or harm patients with diabetes. — Joe Rojas-Burke, The Oregonian (Portland, Oregon), 17 Mar. 2010

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“Glitazone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glitazone. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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