Definitions for "Sulfonylurea"
antidiabetic consisting of any of several drugs that reduce the level of glucose in the blood; used to treat diabetes mellitus
Any group of medications to treat Type II diabetes. Causes the beta cells of the pancreas to release more insulin.
A class of oral medicine for type 2 diabetes that lowers blood glucose glucose by helping the pancreas to make more insulin. Examples include Amaryl® (glimepiride), Glucotrol® (glipizide), and Micronase® (glyburide).
A chemical class of herbicides, which includes chlorsulfuron, metsulfuron, and sulfometuron.