piroxicam

piroxicam

[pahy-rok-si-kam]
noun Pharmacology.
a white crystalline solid substance, C 1 5 H 1 3 N 3 O 4 S, used in the symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders.

Origin:
by rearrangement and alteration of parts of its chemical name

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piroxicam

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a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Feldene) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions 
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