glipizide

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glip·i·zide

 (glĭp′ĭ-zīd′)
n.
A sulfonylurea drug, C21H27N5O4S, used to treat type 2 diabetes.

[gli-, pref. for drugs used to control hyperglycemia (variant of gly-; see glyburide) + alteration of py(ra)z(ine) + (am)ide.]
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Noun1.glipizide - an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucotrol) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
antidiabetic, antidiabetic drug - a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
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glipizide

n glipizida