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salbutamol

[ sal-byoo-tuh-mawl, -mol ]
/ sælˈbyu təˌmɔl, -ˌmɒl /

noun Pharmacology.

the international generic name for albuterol.

Nearby words

salary cap, salaryman, salat, salavat, salazar, salbutamol, salcantay, salchow, saldanha man, salduba, sale

Origin of salbutamol

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