from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A drug for use in the management of non-insulin-dependent diabetes that reduces plasma glucose by slowing the absorption of starches and sugars from the intestine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An antidiabetic drug that inhibits alpha glucosidase.
a-1 + carb(o)- + -ose2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
a- + carb + -ose (Wiktionary)