ibuprofen

[ahy-byoo-proh-fuhn, ahy-byoo-proh-fen]
noun Pharmacology.
a white powder, C 13 H 18 O 2 , used especially in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis as an anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic.

Origin:
1965–70; by contraction, rearrangement and respelling of isobutylphenyl propionic acid, the chemical name

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ibuprofen (aɪˈbjuːprəʊfən)
 
n
a drug, isobutylphenylpropionic acid, that relieves pain and reduces inflammation: used to treat arthritis and muscular strains. Formula: C13H18O2

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ibuprofen i·bu·pro·fen (ī'byōō-prō'fən)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication used especially in the treatment of arthritis and commonly taken for its analgesic and antipyretic properties.

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ibuprofen   (ī'by-prō'fən)  Pronunciation Key 
An anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce fever or pain.
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