Definition of bronchodilator in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbräNGkōdīˈlādər/
Pronunciation: /ˌbräNGkōˈdīlādər/


A drug that causes widening of the bronchi, e.g., any of those taken by inhalation for the alleviation of asthma.
Example sentences
  • Essential drug and medical supplies were supplemented to include oxygen, intravenous fluids, parenteral antibiotics, bronchodilators, and drugs for gynaecological and obstetric emergencies.
  • This disease responds to asthma medications such as bronchodilators and inhaled corticosteroids.
  • Inhalation of bronchodilators and corticosteroids is the mainstay of treatment for patients with asthma.

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Syllabification: bron·cho·di·la·tor

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