Micronase

noun
an oral antidiabetic drug (trade names DiaBeta and Micronase) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
Syn: ↑glyburide, ↑DiaBeta
Usage Domain: ↑trade name, ↑trade name (for: ↑DiaBeta)
Hypernyms: ↑antidiabetic, ↑antidiabetic drug

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