HyperDic: statin

English > 1 sense of the word statin:
NOUNartifactstatin, lipid-lowering medicine, lipid-lowering medication, statin druga medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
statin > pronunciation
Soundsstey'tihn
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > statin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase.
Synonymslipid-lowering medicine, lipid-lowering medication, statin drug
Narroweratorvastatin, LipitorAn oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides
cerivastatin, BaycolAn oral drug (trade name Baycol) to reduce blood cholesterol levels
fluvastatin, LescolLeast expensive statin drug (trade name Lescol)
lovastatin, MevacorAn oral drug (trade name Mevacor) to reduce blood cholesterol levels
pravastatin, PravacholAn oral drug (trade name Pravachol) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels
simvastatin, ZocorAn oral lipid-lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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