xylometazoline

noun

xy·​lo·​met·​a·​zo·​line ˌzī-lə-ˌmet-ə-ˈzō-ˌlēn How to pronounce xylometazoline (audio)
: a sympathomimetic agent with vasoconstrictive activity that is used in the form of its hydrochloride C16H24N2·HCl especially as a topical nasal decongestant

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“Xylometazoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/xylometazoline. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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