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Definition of salbutamol noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

salbutamol

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//sælˈbjuːtəmɒl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sælˈbjuːtəmɔːl//
 
, NAmE//sælˈbjuːtəmɑːl//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a drug that is used in the treatment of medical conditions such as asthma Word Origin 1960s: from sal(icylic acid) + but(yl) + am(ine) + -ol.