liraglutide

noun
li·​rag·​lu·​tide | \ ˌli-ˈrag-lu̇-ˌtīd How to pronounce liraglutide (audio) \

Medical Definition of liraglutide

: an antidiabetic drug C172H265N43O51 that is an analog of glucagon-like peptide 1 administered by injection in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity

Note: Liraglutide is marketed under the trademark Victoza.

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“Liraglutide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/liraglutide. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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