antiphlogistic

antiphlogistic

[an-tee-floh-jis-tik, an-tahy-] Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
acting against inflammation or fever.
noun
2.
an antiphlogistic agent.

Origin:
1735–45; anti- + phlogistic

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antiphlogistic (ˌæntɪfləˈdʒɪstɪk)
 
adj
1.  obsolete of or relating to the prevention or alleviation of inflammation
 
n
2.  an antiphlogistic agent or drug

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antiphlogistic an·ti·phlo·gis·tic (ān'tē-flə-jĭs'tĭk, ān'tī-)
adj.
Reducing inflammation or fever; anti-inflammatory.

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