salbutamol

[sal-byoo-tuh-mawl, -mol]

noun Pharmacology.

the international generic name for albuterol.

Origin of salbutamol

First recorded in 1965–70; sal(icylic acid) + but(yl) + am(ino) + -ol1
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salbutamol in Medicine

salbutamol

[săl-byōōtə-môl′, -mōl′]

n.

A sympathomimetic agent used as a bronchodilator, especially in the treatment of asthma.
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