[ kroh-muh-lin ]
/ ˈkroʊ mə lɪn /
a substance, C23H14Na2O11, used as a preventive inhalant for bronchial asthma and hay fever.
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- crompton, samuel,
- cromwell current
Origin of cromolyn sodium
First recorded in 1970–75; contraction and rearrangement of the chemical name
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