glyburide

[glahy-byoor-ahyd]
noun Pharmacology.
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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glyburide

noun
an oral antidiabetic drug (trade names DiaBeta and Micronase) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas 
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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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