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English definition of “statin”

statin

noun [C]     /ˈstæt.ɪn/ US  /ˈstæt̬-/
a drug that reduces the level of cholesterol (= a substance containing fat in your blood that can cause heart disease)Specific types of drugDrugs - general wordsSpecific medicines and drugs
(Definition of statin noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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