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chlorpropamide

[klawr-prop-uh-mahyd, -proh-puh-, klohr-] /klɔrˈprɒp əˌmaɪd, -ˈproʊ pə-, kloʊr-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
an oral hypoglycemic substance, C 10 H 13 ClN 2 O 3 S, used to augment insulin secretion in the treatment of certain kinds of diabetes mellitus.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; chlor-2 + prop(ane) + amide
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British Dictionary definitions for chlorpropamide

chlorpropamide

/klɔːˈprəʊpəˌmaɪd/
noun
1.
a sulfonylurea drug that reduces blood glucose and is administered orally in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Formula: C10H13ClN2O3S
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chlorpropamide in Medicine

chlorpropamide chlor·pro·pa·mide (klôr-prō'pə-mīd')
n.
An orally effective hypoglycemic agent, related chemically and pharmacologically to tolbutamide and used in controlling hyperglycemia in certain cases of diabetes mellitus.

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