phenformin

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phenformin (fɛnˈfɔːmɪn)
 
n
a biguanide administered orally in the treatment of diabetes to lower blood concentrations of glucose; it has been largely superseded by metformin. Formula: C10H15N5
 
[C20: from phen(yl) + form(aldehyde) +-in]

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