Definition of Ventolin in English:

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Ventolin

Pronunciation: /ˈvɛntəlɪn/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Trademark for salbutamol.
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.

Origin

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

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