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Medical Term:

guaifenesin

Pronunciation: gwi-fen'e-sin

Definition: An expectorant that allegedly reduces the viscosity of sputum, thus facilitating its elimination.

Synonym(s): glyceryl guaiacolate, guaiacol glyceryl ether

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