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Meaning of "clofibrate" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CLOFIBRATE

clofibrate  [ˌkləʊˈfaɪbreɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CLOFIBRATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Clofibrate is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CLOFIBRATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Clofibrate

Clofibrate is an organic compound. It is marketed as a fibrate. It is a lipid-lowering agent used for controlling the high cholesterol and triacylglyceride level in the blood. It increases lipoprotein lipase activity to promote the conversion of VLDL to LDL, and hence reduce the level of VLDL. It can increase the level of HDL as well.

Definition of clofibrate in the English dictionary

The definition of clofibrate in the dictionary is medication used in the treatment of heart disease.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CLOFIBRATE


adumbrate
ˈædʌmˌbreɪt
calibrate
ˈkælɪˌbreɪt
celebrate
ˈsɛlɪˌbreɪt
cerebrate
ˈsɛrɪˌbreɪt
concelebrate
kənˈsɛlɪˌbreɪt
cribrate
ˈkrɪbreɪt
decerebrate
diːˈsɛrɪˌbreɪt
disequilibrate
ˌdɪsɪˈkwɪlɪˌbreɪt
dolabrate
dəʊˈlæbreɪt
elucubrate
ɪˈluːkjʊˌbreɪt
equilibrate
ˌiːkwɪˈlaɪbreɪt
exprobrate
ˈɛksprəʊˌbreɪt
glabrate
ˈɡleɪbreɪt
librate
ˈlaɪbreɪt
lucubrate
ˈluːkjʊˌbreɪt
obumbrate
ɒbˈʌmbreɪt
recalibrate
riːˈkælɪˌbreɪt
terebrate
ˈtɛrɪˌbreɪt
vertebrate
ˈvɜːtɪˌbreɪt
vibrate
vaɪˈbreɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CLOFIBRATE

cloddishness
cloddy
clodhopper
clodhoppers
clodhopping
clodly
clodpate
clodpated
clodpole
cloff
clog
clog dance
clogged
clogger
cloggier
cloggiest
clogginess
clogging
cloggy
cloison

WORDS THAT END LIKE CLOFIBRATE

accurate
at any rate
concentrate
corporate
demonstrate
desperate
generate
illustrate
inaccurate
incorporate
inumbrate
invertebrate
karate
megavertebrate
moderate
operate
palpebrate
pirate
rate
separate

Synonyms and antonyms of clofibrate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «clofibrate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CLOFIBRATE

Find out the translation of clofibrate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of clofibrate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «clofibrate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

安妥明
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

clofibrato
570 millions of speakers

English

clofibrate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

clofibrate
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كلوفيبرات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

клофибрат
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

clofibrate
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

clofibrate
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

clofibrate
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Clofibrate
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Clofibrat
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クロフィブレート
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

클로 피 브레이트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Clofibrate
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

clofibrate
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

clofibrate
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्लॉफिबेट करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

nikotiik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

clofibrato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

klofibratem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

клофибрат
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

clofibrat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κλοφιβρικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klofibraat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

klofibrat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

clofibrate
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of clofibrate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CLOFIBRATE»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CLOFIBRATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about clofibrate

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CLOFIBRATE»

Discover the use of clofibrate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to clofibrate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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2010 Nurse's Drug Handbook
clofibrate. Abitrate, Atromid-S, Claripex (CAN), Novofibrate (CAN) Class and Category Chemical class: Aryloxyisobutyric acid derivative Therapeutic class: Antihyperlipidemic Pregnancy category: C Indications and Dosages ® To treat primary ...
& Bartlett Jones, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009
2
Nurse's Drug 2009
250 Clofibrate apply foam to entire affected area. •Monitor results of liver function tests, CBC, and platelet counts during prolonged therapy. •Observe patient for signs and symptoms of superinfection, such as vaginal itching and sore mouth, ...
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2008
3
ANNUAL REPORTS IN MED CHEMISTRY V10 PPR
The clinical prominence of clofibrate as a hypolipidemic agent has provided the impetus for numerous studies of its mechanism of action. Because clofibrate is primarily a hypotriglyceridemic agent, any proposed mechanism of action should  ...
Cain, Maxwell Gordon, 1975
4
Peroxisomes: Biology and Importance in Toxicology and Medicine
Terminal plasma levels of clofibric acid in mice were lower than in male rats receiving the same doses of clofibrate. This difference reflects the shorter half-life of clofibrate in the mouse compared with the rat (Thorp, J. M., unpublished data).
G. Gordon Gibson, Brian G. Lake, 2013
5
Hepatotoxicity: The Adverse Effects of Drugs and Other ...
Clofibrate (Atromid-S, Wyeth-Ayerst, Philadelphia, PA). This drug has been used for more than 40 years for the treatment of hyperlipidemia, mainly type III hyperlipopro- teinemia. Clofibrate and several derivatives lead to ultra- structural  ...
Hyman J. Zimmerman, 1999
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Peroxisome Proliferators: Unique Inducers of ...
Comparative Response of Epoxide Hydrolases and Glutathione S-Transferase to Dietary Clofibrate Test animal Tissue Treatment Inniol / mill/ mg prot) Note: These data are adapted from: (a) Loury et al.7'; (b) Finley and Hammock2'' and Silva ...
David E. Moody, 1994
7
Nuclear Receptors and Genetic Disease
Initial studies by Thorp and Waring (1962) with fat-fed rodents led to the development of the archetypal PPAR agonist, clofibrate. Further work on clofibrate gave the peroxisome proliferators their name (Hess et al., 1965). The fibrate nafenopin ...
Thomas P. Burris, Edward R. B. McCabe
8
Tryptophan, Serotonin, and Melatonin: Basic Aspects and ...
Biosynthesis of NAD from tryptophan and/or nicotinic acid by hepatocytes from rats fed a clofibrate-diet. Hepatocytes were prepared from rats fed a control or a 0.25% clofibrate-diet for 2 weeks. Values are means ± SD of 9 samples prepared  ...
Gerald Huether, 1999
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The Complete Pill Guide, 2nd edition
There are also claims that clofibrate can cause blurred vision, breast enlargement, stomach ulcers, stomach bleeding, arthritis-like symptoms, and uncontrollable muscle spasm. IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS Tell your health-care practitioner if ...
Lewis A. Opler, Lewis A Opler Barnes & Noble Books
10
Butyrates: Advances in Research and Application: 2011 ...
Texas Southern University, Houston: Regulation of cerebrovascular endothelial peroxisome proliferator activator receptor alpha expression and nitric oxide production by clofibrate Current study results from the report, 'Regulation of ...
‎2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CLOFIBRATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term clofibrate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Taking Statins? Don't Worry About Memory Loss
... pravastatin and simvastatin, while nonstatin LLDs include cholestyramine, colestipol hydrochloride, colesevelam, clofibrate and gemfibrozil. «News from Rutgers, Jun 15»
2
Taking statins? Don't worry about memory loss, Rutgers, Penn study …
... pravastatin and simvastatin, while nonstatin LLDs include cholestyramine, colestipol hydrochloride, colesevelam, clofibrate and gemfibrozil. «Science News, Jun 15»
3
'Statins linked to acute memory loss - but are unlikely to cause it'
Examples of non-statin drugs included cholestyramine, colestipol hydrochloride, colesevelam, clofibrate, gemfibrozil, fenofibrate and niacin. «Medical News Today, Jun 15»
4
3 Biggest Statin Myths Debunked
... 30 to 64 years in the Coronary Drug Project study who had experienced a prior myocardial infarction received clofibrate, niacin, or placebo. «Pharmacy Times, Mar 15»
5
The water industry needs to join the fight against superbugs
Detectable levels of clofibrate alone are now found throughout the North Sea. We now know that partially degraded drugs and ointments can ... «The Conversation AU, Feb 15»
6
Eminem Lyrics Cited in Supreme Court's Rap Battle
... following Acetaminophen Alcohol Anabolic steroids Clofibrate Disopyramide Gemfibrozil Monoamine oxidase inhibitors MAOIs Pentamidine ... «Wondering Sound, Dec 14»
7
Extending Life and Fighting Disease with Resveratrol
Both the resveratrol and the clofibrate-supplemented animals experienced consistently higher levels of beneficial HDL (high-density ... «ProHealth, Oct 14»
8
Healthy Living: Gallstones
... (a GI hormone not commonly used), clofibrate (a drug used for cholesterol treatment), ceftriaxone (an antibiotic commonly used in hospitals). «WABI, Aug 14»
9
Cholesterol Drug by Amgen Cuts LDL by 60%
... niacin, which reduces triglyceride synthesis, and Clofibrate, which has been associated with significantly increased risk of cancer and stroke, ... «WebProNews, Mar 14»
10
Taste Gene Inactivation Causes Male Sterility , Finds Mice Study
However, when the human TAS1R3 was blocked in the engineered mice by adding the drug clofibrate to their diet, thus leaving the mice ... «Sci-News.com, Jul 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Clofibrate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/clofibrate>. Nov 2019 ».
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