gemfibrozil

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gem·fi·bro·zil

 (jĕm-fī′brə-zĭl, -fĭb′rə-)
n.
A drug, C15H22O3, used to treat high levels of triglycerides and low levels of HDL.

[gem-, origin unknown + fibr(ate), class of lipid-lowering drugs + alteration of xyl(ene).]

gemfibrozil

(dʒɛmˈfaɪbrəʊzɪl)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug that lowers the concentration of low-density lipoproteins in the blood and is therefore used to treat patients with hyperlipoproteinaemia
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Noun1.gemfibrozil - medication (trade name Lopid) used to lower the levels of triglyceride in the blood
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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gemfibrozil

n gemfibrozilo
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