metformin definition

  • noun:
    • An oral antidiabetic broker, C4H11N5, that reduces sugar production by the liver and lowers plasma sugar levels.
    • a well known oral medication to treat diabetes, having the chemical formula C4H11N5
    • an antidiabetic drug (trade title Glucophage) prescribed to take care of kind II diabetes

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