sorbinil

noun

sor·​bi·​nil ˈsȯr-bə-ˌnil How to pronounce sorbinil (audio)
: a drug C11H19FN2O3 that inhibits the activity of a reductase which catalyzes the conversion of glucose to sorbitol and that has been used experimentally in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy

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“Sorbinil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sorbinil. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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