alendronate

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a·len·dro·nate

 (ə-lĕn′drə-nāt′)
n.
A bisphosphonate drug, C4H13NO7P2, that inhibits bone resorption and is used in the form of its sodium salt to treat and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

[Probably a(mino) + (buty)l(id)en(e), one of its constituents (butyl + -id(e) + -ene) + (hy)dr(oxy) + (bisphosph)onate.]
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Noun1.alendronate - a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopausealendronate - a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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alendronate, alendronate sodium

(USAN), alendronic acid (INN) n alendronato, alendronato sódico, ácido alendrónico (INN)
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