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glyburide

[glahy-byoo r-ahyd] /glaɪˈbyʊər aɪd/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a hypoglycemic substance, C 23 H 28 ClN 3 O 5 S, used orally in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
Origin
gly(co)- + -buride, of uncertain derivation
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  • When his diabetes was diagnosed last winter, his doctor gave him glyburide.
  • glyburide is a medication that has been safely used for several decades to treat non-insulin dependent diabetes.

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