Meaning of lovastatin in English:

lovastatin

noun

Pharmacology
  • A drug of the statin class used to reduce levels of cholesterol.

    Formula: C₂₄H₃₆O₅.

Pronunciation

lovastatin

/ləʊvəˈstatin/ /ləʊˈvastətin/

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From lo- + va- (in vaso-) + -statin.