colestipol


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colestipol

(kəˈlɛstɪˌpɒl)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug that reduces the concentration of cholesterol in the blood: used, together with dietary restriction of cholesterol, to treat selected patients with hypercholesterolaemia and so prevent atherosclerosis
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