Definition of terbutaline
: a bronchodilator C12H19NO3 used especially in the form of its sulfate
Origin of terbutaline
tert- tertiary + -butaline, perhaps by shortening & alteration from butyl + amino + 2-ine
First Known Use: 1973
Medical Definition of terbutaline
: a bronchodilator used especially in the form of its sulfate (C12H19NO3)2·H2SO4
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