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Meaning of chlorpropamide

chlor•prop•a•mide

Pronunciation: (klôr-prop'u-mīd", -prō'pu-, klōr-), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. an oral hypoglycemic substance, CHClNOS, used to augment insulin secretion in the treatment of certain kinds of diabetes mellitus.
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