acarbose

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ac·ar·bose

 (ăk′är-bōs′)
n.
A drug, C25H43NO18, that reduces blood glucose levels by inhibiting the breakdown of complex carbohydrates in the intestine and is used to treat type 2 diabetes.

acarbose

(eɪˈkɑːbəʊs)
n
a type of diabetes medicine taken orally to slow and reduce the supply of glucose to the blood.
Translations

acarbose

n acarbosa
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