statin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “statin” in the English Dictionary

"statin" in British English

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statinnoun [C]

uk   /ˈstæt.ɪn/  us   /ˈstæt̬-/
a ​drug that ​reduces the ​level of cholesterol (= a ​substancecontainingfat in ​yourblood that can ​causeheartdisease)
(Definition of statin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “statin”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抑制素(可降低血液中的胆固醇含量)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 施德丁, 抑制素(可降低血液中的膽固醇含量)…
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