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albuterol

[al-byoo-tuh-rawl, -rol] /ælˈbyu təˌrɔl, -ˌrɒl/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a selective sympathomimetic bronchodilator, C 13 H 21 NO 3 , inhaled to relax bronchial muscles and ease breathing during an asthma attack.
Origin of albuterol
apparently coined from components of the chemical name
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albuterol al·bu·ter·ol (āl-byōō'tə-rôl', -rōl')
n.
A crystalline powder readily soluble in most organic solvents whose sulfate form is used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of asthma.

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albuterol
  (āl-by'tə-rôl', -rōl')   
An adrenergic stimulant used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of asthma and other obstructive lung diseases.
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