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noun, Pharmacology.
a sugar-aluminum complex, C 1 2 H 5 4 Al 1 6 O 7 5 S 8 , used for the treatment of duodenal ulcer.

sucralfate su·cral·fate (sōō-krāl’fāt’)
A polysaccharide with antipeptic activity used to treat duodenal ulcers.


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