Albuterol meaning

ăl-byo͝otə-rôl
A beta-adrenergic drug, C13 H21 NO3 , used in the form of its sulfate as a bronchodilator primarily to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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A white, crystalline powder, C13H21NO3, used as an inhaled bronchodilator in treating bronchospasms caused by asthma, emphysema, etc.: also used in syrup or tablet form (albuterol sulfate, (C13H21NO3)2H2SO4)
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A beta-adrenergic drug, C13 H21 NO3 , used in the form of its sulfate as a bronchodilator primarily to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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An adrenergic stimulant used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of asthma and other obstructive lung diseases.
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(pharmacology) A drug used to prevent and control bronchial airway obstruction in asthma and COPD.
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Origin of albuterol

  • al(pha) blend of but(yl) -terol (ultimately shortening of (ar)terenol norepinephrine hydrochloride, originally a trademark)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition