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SIMVASTATIN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does simvastatin mean? 

SIMVASTATIN (noun)
  The noun SIMVASTATIN has 1 sense:

1. an oral lipid-lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after heart attacks

  Familiarity information: SIMVASTATIN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIMVASTATIN (noun)


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Meaning:

An oral lipid-lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after heart attacks

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

simvastatin; Zocor

Hypernyms ("simvastatin" is a kind of...):

lipid-lowering medication; lipid-lowering medicine; statin; statin drug (a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase)


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