fluvastatin flu·va·stat·in (flōō’və-stāt’n)
A statin that blocks the body’s synthesis of cholesterol and is adminstered especially to individuals at risk for heart disease.
[floo-vee-uh l] /ˈflu vi əl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a river: a meandering fluvial contour. 2. produced by or found in a river: fluvial plants. /ˈfluːvɪəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or occurring in a river: fluvial deposits adj. “pertaining to a river,” late 14c., from Latin fluvialis “of a river,” from fluvius […]
[floo-vee-uh-til, -tahyl] /ˈflu vi ə tɪl, -ˌtaɪl/ adjective 1. pertaining or peculiar to rivers; found in or near rivers.
noun the study of watercourses, rivers Word Origin fluvio- ‘river’
[floo-vee-oh-muh-reen] /ˌflu vi oʊ məˈrin/ adjective 1. of or formed by the combined action of river and sea. /ˌfluːvɪˌəʊməˈriːn/ adjective 1. (of deposits) formed by joint action of the sea and a river or stream 2. (esp of fish) able to live in both rivers and the sea fluviomarine (fl’vē-ō-mə-rēn’) Relating to deposits, especially near […]