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Any of a group of hypoglycemic drugs, such as glyburide, that act on the beta cells of the pancreas to increase the secretion of insulin and are used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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|Noun||1.||sulfonylurea - antidiabetic consisting of any of several drugs that reduce the level of glucose in the blood; used to treat diabetes mellitus|
tolazamide, Tolinase - a drug (trade name Tolinase) used in treating stable adult-onset diabetes mellitus