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|Noun||1.||hypoglycaemic agent - any of various agents that decrease the level of glucose in the blood and are used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus|
Orinase, tolbutamide - sulfonylurea; an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Orinase) used in the treatment of adult-onset diabetes mellitus
insulin - hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect