rosiglitazone

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ro·si·glit·a·zone

 (rō′sĭ-glĭt′ə-zōn′)
n.
A thiazolidinedione drug, C18H19N3O3S, used in its maleate form to treat type 2 diabetes.

[rosi-, origin unknown + -glitazone, thiazolidinedione suff. (alteration of (hyper)gly(cemia) + t(hi)az(olidinedi)one).]
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rosiglitazone

n rosiglitazona
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