[an-tee-in-flam-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, an-tahy-]
acting to reduce certain signs of inflammation, as swelling, tenderness, fever, and pain.
noun, plural anti-inflammatories.
Pharmacology. a medication, as aspirin, used to reduce inflammation.

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1.  reducing inflammation
2.  any anti-inflammatory drug, such as cortisone, aspirin, or ibuprofen

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anti-inflammatory an·ti-in·flam·ma·to·ry or an·ti·in·flam·ma·to·ry (ān'tē-ĭn-flām'ə-tôr'ē, ān'tī-)
Reducing inflammation by acting on body mechanisms.

an'ti-in·flam'ma·to'ry n.
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anti-inflammatory   (ān'tē-ĭn-flām'ə-tôr'ē, ān'tī-)  Pronunciation Key 
Preventing or reducing inflammation. Aspirin and ibuprofen are anti-inflammatory drugs.
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Example sentences for antiinflammatory
The antibiotics are used for their antiinflammatory effects.
Also, some antiinflammatory medication have been linked to heart complications.
They are antiinflammatory, astringent, expectorant and tonic.
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