Medical Definition of Glucosidase inhibitor

1. Agents such as acarbose which reduce gastrointestinal absorption of carbohydrates. This group of drugs has been known popularly as "starch blockers". They lower plasma glucose levels and tend to cause weight loss. A limiting side effect is flatulence. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glucosidase Inhibitor

glucose oxidase paper strip test
glucose oxyhydrase
glucose phosphomutase
glucose related protein
glucose tolerance factor
glucose tolerance test
glucoselike
glucosephosphate dehydrogenase
glucosephosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
glucosephosphate isomerase deficiency
glucoseptanoside
glucoseptanosides
glucoses
glucosic
glucosidase
glucosidase inhibitor (current term)
glucosidases
glucosidation
glucoside
glucosides
glucosidic
glucosidic linkage
glucosin
glucosinate
glucosinates
glucosinolate
glucosinolates
glucosone
glucosulfone sodium
glucosulphone sodium

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