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statin

Saltos de línea: sta¦tin
Pronunciación: /ˈstatɪn
 
/

Definición de statin en inglés:

sustantivo

Medicine
Any of a group of drugs which act to reduce levels of cholesterol in the blood.
Example sentences
  • With reduced levels of cholesterol, statins also inhibit the synthesis of bile acids.
  • Some of the patients in each group were also treated with a statin to lower blood cholesterol.
  • Use of aspirin and statins lowers C-reactive protein levels, but so does weight loss.

Origen

1980s: from stat- as in -stat + -in1.

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