albuterol


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al·bu·ter·ol

 (ăl-byo͞o′tə-rôl′)
n.
A beta-adrenergic drug, C13H21NO3, used in the form of its sulfate as a bronchodilator primarily to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Also called salbutamol.

[al(pha) + blend of but(yl) and -terol (ultimately shortening of (ar)terenol, norepinephrine hydrochloride, originally a trademark).]

albuterol

(ælˈbjuːtəˌrɒl)
n
a bronchodilator used by sufferers of asthma, emphysema, and other lung conditions, to treat symptoms such as wheezing or shortness of breath
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Noun1.albuterol - a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditionsalbuterol - a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness
bronchodilator - a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs
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albuterol

n salbutamol m, albuterol m
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