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Statin   /stˈeɪtɪn/   Listen
Statin

noun
1.
A medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase.  Synonyms: lipid-lowering medication, lipid-lowering medicine, statin drug.



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"Statin" Quotes from Famous Books



... Chief put overside. Till, off Sambawa Head, Ye mind, I heard a land-breeze ca', Milk-warm wi' breath o' spice an' bloom: "M'Andrew, come awa'!" Firm, clear an' low — no haste, no hate — the ghostly whisper went, Just statin' eevidential facts beyon' all argument: "Your mither's God's a graspin' deil, the shadow o' yoursel', Got out o' books by meenisters clean daft on Heaven an' Hell. They mak' Him in the Broomielaw, o' Glasgie cold an' dirt, ...
— Verses 1889-1896 • Rudyard Kipling

... take care of yourselves an' keep a good lookout, which I know, of course, that you're goin' to do. I was jest statin' the other side of the proposition, tellin' what would happen to keerless people, but Colonel Newcomb an' Major Hertford ain't keerless people. Good-bye, Mr. Mason. Mebbe I'll see you ag'in ...
— The Guns of Shiloh • Joseph A. Altsheler

... instrooments of tortur, such as thumbscrews, throat-collars, etc., statin that these was conkered from the Spanish Armady, and addin what a crooil peple the Spaniards was in them days—which elissited from a bright-eyed little girl of about twelve summers the remark that she tho't it was rich to talk about ...
— Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature • Various



Words linked to "Statin" :   medicinal drug, Zocor, Pravachol, medicine, Lipitor, medicament, Baycol, Lescol, Mevacor, medication



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