Beclomethasone Definition

bĕklə-mĕthə-sōn, -zōn
A corticosteroid drug, C22 H19 ClO5 , used in the form of its dipropionate as an inhalant to treat asthma and as a nasal spray to treat allergies.
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Origin of Beclomethasone

  • be(ta) c(h)lo(ro)– meth(yl) alteration of (predn)is(ol)one

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

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