HyperDic: mevacor

English > 1 sense of the word Mevacor:
NOUNartifactMevacor, lovastatinan oral drug (trade name Mevacor) to reduce blood cholesterol levels
Mevacor > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'vahkao.r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > Mevacor: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn oral drug (trade name Mevacor) to reduce blood cholesterol levels; used when dietary changes have proved inadequate.
Synonymlovastatin
Broaderlipid-lowering medicine, lipid-lowering medication, statin drug, statinA medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanishlovastatina
Catalanlovastatina

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