Medical Dictionary

ibandronate

noun iban·dro·nate \ ī-ˈban-drō-ˌnāt \
variants: also ibandronate sodium

medical Definition of ibandronate

: a hydrated bisphosphonate sodium salt C9H22NO7P2Na·H2O used in the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis
Note: Ibandronate is marketed under the trademark Boniva.

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ibandronate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of very fine texture or delicate form

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!