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rosiglitazone

noun ro·si·glit·a·zone \ ˌrō-sə-ˈglit-ə-ˌzōn \

medical Definition of rosiglitazone

: a thiazolidine derivative taken orally in the form of its maleate C18H19N3O3S·C4H4O4 to treat type 2 diabetes by decreasing insulin resistance
Note: Rosiglitazone is marketed under the trademark Avandia.

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