bronchodilator

noun bron·cho·di·la·tor \ ˌbräŋ-(ˌ)kō-dī-ˈlā-tər , -ˈdī-ˌ \

Definition of bronchodilator

: a drug that relaxes bronchial muscle resulting in expansion of the bronchial air passages

bronchodilator

adjective

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First Known Use of bronchodilator

1903


Medical Dictionary

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bronchodilator

adjective bron·cho·di·la·tor \ -dī-ˈlāt-ər , -ˈdī-ˌlāt- \
variants: also bronchodilatory play \-dī-ˈlāt-ə-rē\

medical Definition of bronchodilator

: relating to or causing expansion of the bronchial air passages
  • bronchodilator activity
  • bronchodilator drugs

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bronchodilator

noun

medical Definition of bronchodilator

: a drug that relaxes bronchial muscle resulting in expansion of the bronchial air passages

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