bronchoconstrictor


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bronchoconstrictor

 [brong″ko-kon-strik´tor]
1. narrowing the lumina of the bronchi.
2. an agent that causes such constriction.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bron·cho·con·stric·tor

(brong'kō-kon-strik'ter, -tōr),
1. Causing a reduction in caliber of a bronchus or bronchial tube.
2. An agent that possesses this action (for example, histamine, acetylcholine).
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bron·cho·con·stric·tor

(brong'kō-kŏn-strik'tŏr)
1. Causing a reduction in caliber of a bronchus or bronchial tube.
2. An agent that possesses this action (e.g., histamine).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bronchoconstrictor

A drug or other agent which causes BRONCHOCONSTRICTION.
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