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  • noun acetylcysteine a substance, C 5 H 9 NO 3 S, used in solution as an inhalant to dissolve mucus in the treatment of chronic bronchitis, asthma, and emphysema and also used as an antidote in acetaminophen poisoning. 1
  • noun acetylcysteine (organic chemistry) The N-acetyl derivative of cysteine; it is a mucolytic agent. 0
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