Sulfonylurea meaning

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Any of a group of hypoglycemic drugs, such as glyburide, that act on the beta cells of the pancreas to increase the secretion of insulin.
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Any of a group of oral drugs, as tolbutamide, that stimulate the pancreas to secrete more insulin, used to treat diabetes.
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Any of a group of hypoglycemic drugs, such as glyburide, that act on the beta cells of the pancreas to increase the secretion of insulin and are used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Any of a class of antidiabetic drugs that act by increasing insulin release from the beta cells in the pancreas.
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