oxymetazoline

noun

oxy·​me·​taz·​o·​line ˌäk-si-mə-ˈtaz-ə-ˌlēn How to pronounce oxymetazoline (audio)
: a sympathomimetic drug with vasoconstrictive activity that is used in the form of its hydrochloride C16H24N2O·HCl chiefly as a topical nasal decongestant

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“Oxymetazoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oxymetazoline. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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