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Noun: lovastatin  low'va-stu-tun or lu'va-stu-tun
  1. An oral drug (trade name Mevacor) to reduce blood cholesterol levels; used when dietary changes have proved inadequate
    - Mevacor

Derived forms: lovastatins

Type of: lipid-lowering medication, lipid-lowering medicine, statin, statin drug

Encyclopedia: Lovastatin