thiazolidinedione

noun

thi·​a·​zol·​i·​dine·​di·​one ˌthī-ə-ˌzō-lə-ˌdēn-ˈdī-ˌōn How to pronounce thiazolidinedione (audio)
: 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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“Thiazolidinedione.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thiazolidinedione. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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