HyperDic: sulfonylurea

English > 1 sense of the word sulfonylurea:
NOUNartifactsulfonylureaantidiabetic consisting of any of several drugs that reduce the level of glucose in the blood
English > sulfonylurea: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningantidiabetic consisting of any of several drugs that reduce the level of glucose in the blood; used to treat diabetes mellitus.
Narrowertolazamide, TolinaseA drug (trade name Tolinase) used in treating stable adult-onset diabetes mellitus
tolbutamide, Orinasesulfonylurea
Broaderantidiabetic, antidiabetic drugA drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
Spanishsulfonilurea
Catalansulfonilurea

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