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bron·cho·di·la·tor(brŏng′kō-dī-lā′tər, -dĭ-, -dī′lā-)
A drug that widens the air passages of the lungs and eases breathing by relaxing bronchial smooth muscle.
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(Pharmacology) any drug or other agent that causes dilation of the bronchial tubes by relaxing bronchial muscle: used, esp in the form of aerosol sprays, for the relief of asthma
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bron•cho•di•la•tor(ˌbrɒŋ koʊ daɪˈleɪ tər, -dɪ-)
a substance that acts to dilate constricted bronchial tubes to aid breathing.
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|Noun||1.||bronchodilator - a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs|
albuterol, Proventil, Ventolin - 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
aminophylline - a theophylline derivative that is used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of bronchial asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Alupent, metaproterenol - a bronchodilator (trade name Alupent) used to treat asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects include tachycardia and shakiness
Elixophyllin, Slo-Bid, Theobid, theophylline - a colorless crystalline alkaloid derived from tea leaves or made synthetically; used in medicine as a bronchial dilator
ephedrine - white odorless powdered or crystalline alkaloid from plants of the genus Ephedra (especially Ephedra sinica) or made synthetically; used as a bronchodilator to treat bronchitis and asthma
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n. broncodilatador, medicamento que dilata el calibre de un bronquio;
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