salbutamol

salbutamol

[sal-byoo-tuh-mawl, -mol]
noun Pharmacology.
the international generic name for albuterol.

Origin:
1965–70; sal(icylic acid) + but(yl) + am(ino) + -ol1

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salbutamol sal·bu·ta·mol (sāl-byōō'tə-môl', -mōl')
n.
A sympathomimetic agent used as a bronchodilator, especially in the treatment of asthma.

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