tolbutamide

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tol·bu·ta·mide

 (tŏl-byo͞o′tə-mīd′)
n.
A sulfonylurea drug, C12H18N2O3S, used to treat type 2 diabetes.

tolbutamide

(tɒlˈbjuːtəˌmaɪd)
n
(Pharmacology) a synthetic crystalline compound administered orally in the treatment of diabetes to lower blood glucose concentrations. Formula: C12H18N2O3S
[C20: from tol(uyl) + but(yric acid) + amide]
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Noun1.tolbutamide - sulfonylurea; an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Orinase) used in the treatment of adult-onset diabetes mellitus
sulfonylurea - antidiabetic consisting of any of several drugs that reduce the level of glucose in the blood; used to treat diabetes mellitus
hypoglycaemic agent, hypoglycemic agent - any of various agents that decrease the level of glucose in the blood and are used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus