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HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
(HMG-koh-EN-zime-A ree-DUK-tayz in-HIH-bih-ter) Hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase inhibitor. A substance that blocks an enzyme needed by the body to make cholesterol and lowers the amount of cholesterol in the blood. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor drugs are called statins.
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