guaifenesin

noun
guai·​fen·​e·​sin | \ g(w)ī-ˈfen-ə-sən How to pronounce guaifenesin (audio) \

Medical Definition of guaifenesin

: the glyceryl ether of guaiacol C10H14O4 that is used especially as an expectorant

called also glyceryl guaiacolate

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“Guaifenesin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/guaifenesin. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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