guaifenesin

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guai·fen·e·sin

 (gwī-fĕn′ə-sĭn)
n.
An expectorant drug, C10H14O4, that is used to thin mucus and sputum.

[Alteration of guaiphenesin : guai(acol) + (me)phenesin, a muscle relaxant drug (me(thyl) + phen(yl) + (an)es(thetic) + -in).]
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guaifenesin

n guaifenesina
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IRVING, Texas, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Glyceryl guaiacolate ether (GGE) is unlikely to make it easier to cough up phlegm when delivered in the recommended dose.