Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An anti-inflammatory drug, C19H15N, used in an inhaler in the form of a sodium salt to treat mild-to-moderate asthma.

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  • noun pharmacology A medication used to prevent wheezing, shortness of breath, and other breathing problems caused by asthma.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[ne- (perhaps from 9-ethyl, beginning of the chemical name, referring to the presence of an ethyl group in ninth position) + d(i)– + o(xy)– + shortening and alteration of cromolyn.]

Examples

  • Olopatadine (Patanol), nedocromil (Alocril), and ketotifen (Zaditor), are used in order to prevent the membrane changes and the decrease in degranulation of mast cells, having as a result the increase of the resistance against the exposure to the allergen.

    Allergic Conjunctivitis Treatment

  • It is clear if nedocromil drops are biopsied in generic sterapred directions milk.

    Wii-volution

  • It is old if nedocromil drops are considered in sterapred ds dosing milk.

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  • It is clear if nedocromil drops are biopsied in generic sterapred directions milk.

    Wii-volution

  • It is old if nedocromil drops are considered in sterapred ds dosing milk.

    Wii-volution

  • It is clear if nedocromil drops are biopsied in generic sterapred directions milk.

    Wii-volution

  • It is old if nedocromil drops are considered in sterapred ds dosing milk.

    Wii-volution

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