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salbutamol

[ sal-byoo-tuh-mawl, -mol ]
/ sælˈbyu təˌmɔl, -ˌmɒl /
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noun Pharmacology.
the international generic name for albuterol.
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Origin of salbutamol

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

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Medical definitions for salbutamol

salbutamol
[ săl-byōōtə-môl′, -mōl′ ]

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