glimepiride


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gli·mep·i·ride

 (glə-mĕp′ĭ-rīd′)
n.
A sulfonylurea drug, C24H34N4O5S, used to treat type 2 diabetes.

[gli-, pref. for drugs used to control hyperglycemia (variant of gly-; see glyburide) + me(thyl) + alteration of pyr(role) + (am)ide.]
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glimepiride

n glimepirida
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