ce·riv·a·stat·in (sə-rĭvʹə-stăt'n) n.
A statin, C26H33FNO5Na, that blocks the body's synthesis of cholesterol and is administered especially to individuals at risk for heart disease.
  [ceri-, of unknown origin + -vastatin, statin suff.; see pravastatin.]

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