cromolyn sodium

[ kroh-muh-lin ]
/ ˈkroʊ mə lɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

a substance, C23H14Na2O11, used as a preventive inhalant for bronchial asthma and hay fever.

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Origin of cromolyn sodium

First recorded in 1970–75; contraction and rearrangement of the chemical name

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Medical definitions for cromolyn sodium

cromolyn sodium
[ krōmə-lĭn ]

n.

A drug usually administered by inhalation and used to prevent certain allergic attacks, especially those associated with asthma or hay fever.
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