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α-glucosidase inhibitor

an oral agent that aids in the control of diabetes mellitus by delaying the absorption of glucose from the digestive system.

alpha-glucosidase inhibitor

any of a group of oral antihyperglycemic agents that act by competitive inhibition of alpha-glucosidase, delaying intestinal carbohydrate absorption and lessening postprandial increases in glucose levels.

alpha-glucosidase inhibitor

An oral drug that lowers blood sugars by preventing carbohydrate absorption from the gastrointestinal tract.
See also: inhibitor

α-glu·co·si·dase in·hib·i·tor

(glū-kō'si-dās in-hib'i-tŏr)
Oral agent that aids control of diabetes mellitus by delaying absorption of glucose from digestive system.
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