ipratropium bromide

[ ip-ruh-troh-pee-uhm ]
/ ˌɪp rəˈtroʊ pi əm /

noun Pharmacology.

an anticholinergic bronchodilator, C20H30BrNO3, used in the treatment of chronic bronchitis and in airway obstruction diseases.

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Origin of ipratropium bromide

i(so)pr(opylnor)atrop(in)ium a component of the chemical name; see isopropyl, nor-, atropine, -ium

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Medical definitions for ipratropium bromide

ipratropium bromide
[ ĭp′rə-trōpē-əm ]

n.

An inhalant drug, chemically related to atropine, used to treat bronchospasm.
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