acetylcysteine

noun

ace·​tyl·​cys·​te·​ine ə-ˌsēt-ᵊl-ˈsis-tə-ˌēn How to pronounce acetylcysteine (audio) ˌas-ə-ˌtēl- How to pronounce acetylcysteine (audio)
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: a mucolytic agent C5H9NO3S used especially to reduce the viscosity of abnormally viscid respiratory tract secretions see mucomyst

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“Acetylcysteine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acetylcysteine. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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