Definitions

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

  • n. A sympathomimetic agent, C13H21NO3, used as a bronchodilator, especially in the treatment of asthma.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A short-acting bronchodilator used for the relief of bronchospasm in conditions such as asthma and COPD.

Etymologies

sal(icylic acid) + but(yl) + am(ino)- + -ol1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From salicyl + butyl + amine + -ol. (Wiktionary)

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