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Meaning of aminophylline

a•mi•no•phyl•line

Pronunciation: (u-mē"nō-fil'īn, -ēn, am"u-nō-), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a theophylline derivative, CHNO, used chiefly to relieve bronchial spasm in asthma, in the treatment of certain heart conditions, and as a diuretic.
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