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decongestant

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noun de·con·ges·tant \ˌdē-kən-ˈjes-tənt\

Simple Definition of decongestant

  • : a medicine that helps stop thick fluid from building up in your nose, throat, or chest when you have a cold or similar illness

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of decongestant

  1. :  an agent that relieves congestion (as of mucous membranes)

decongestant adjective

1947

First Known Use of decongestant

1947

Rhymes with decongestant


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decongestant

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noun de·con·ges·tant \ˌdē-kən-ˈjes-tənt\

Medical Definition of decongestant

  1. :  an agent that relieves congestion (as of mucous membranes)




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decongestant

adjective de·con·ges·tant

Medical Definition of decongestant

  1. :  relieving or tending to relieve congestion <nasal decongestant action>





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