aminophylline

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am·i·noph·yl·line

 (ăm′ə-nŏf′ə-lĭn)
n.
A theophylline derivative, C16H24N10O4, used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of bronchial asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis.

aminophylline

(æmɪˈnɒfɪliːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a derivative of theophylline that relaxes smooth muscle and is used mainly to dilate the airways in the treatment of asthma and emphysema
[C20: from amino- + phyllo- + -ine2]

a•mi•no•phyl•line

(əˌmi noʊˈfɪl aɪn, -in, ˌæm ə noʊ-)

n.
a theophylline derivative, C16H24N10O4, used chiefly to relieve bronchial spasm in asthma, in the treatment of certain heart conditions, and as a diuretic.
[1955–60; amino- + (theo) phylline]
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Noun1.aminophylline - a theophylline derivative that is used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of bronchial asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis
bronchodilator - a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs