cromoglicate (sodium cromoglicate, cromoglycate) (kroh-moh-gly-kayt) n. a drug used to prevent attacks of asthma and hay fever and to treat allergic conjunctivitis, food allergies, and other allergic conditions. It is administered as a nasal spray or eye drops. Trade names: Cromogen Easi-Breathe, Intal, Rynacrom, Vividrin.
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