Definition of Ventolin in English:


Line breaks: Ven¦to|lin
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛntəlɪn


  • trademark for salbutamol.
    More example sentences
    • But Ventolin's manufacturer, Glaxo, over the years has so strongly marketed the brand name that it's become entrenched.
    • Add NyQuil, two sleepless nights in a row, antibiotics, Motrin and Ventolin and you have a mind that knows not what it sees or hears.
    • It is available generically and as the brand names Proventil and Ventolin.


1960s: perhaps from ventilate + -ol + -in1.

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