a substance that acts to dilate constricted bronchial tubes to aid breathing, used especially for relief of asthma.
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How to use bronchodilator in a sentence
For a 2021 study in JAMA, Chu found that triple-drug therapy—adding a third medication to the common two-drug combination of corticosteroids and bronchodilators—led to a lower incidence of severe attacks among patients who use inhalers.What to Know About the Latest Advances in Managing Severe Asthma | Markham Heid | June 23, 2022 | Time
British Dictionary definitions for bronchodilator
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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Scientific definitions for bronchodilator
A drug that widens the air passages of the lungs and eases breathing by relaxing bronchial smooth muscle.
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