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thiazolidinedione

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noun thi·a·zol·i·dine·di·one \ˌthī-ə-ˌzō-lə-ˌdēn-ˈdī-ˌōn\

Medical Definition of thiazolidinedione

  1. :  any of a class of drugs (as pioglitazone and rosiglitazone) that are thiazolidine derivatives used to reduce insulin resistance in the treatment of type 2 diabetes—abbreviation TZD; called also glitazone


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