HyperDic: simvastatin

English > 1 sense of the word simvastatin:
NOUNartifactsimvastatin, Zocoran oral lipid-lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels
English > simvastatin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn oral lipid-lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after heart attacks.
SynonymZocor
Broaderlipid-lowering medicine, lipid-lowering medication, statin drug, statinA medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
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