noun[mass noun] Medicine
A synthetic compound with bronchodilator properties, used especially in the treatment of asthma.
- Chemical formula: C12H19NO3
- She took terbutaline, an asthma drug, to stop premature labor for the last three months of her pregnancy.
- Terbutaline passes into breast milk but has not been shown to cause harmful effects in the infant.
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