[an-tee-his-tuh-min-ik, an-tahy-]Biochemistry, Pharmacology
- of or relating to an antihistamine or its effect.
- an antihistaminic agent, as a drug.
Origin of antihistaminic
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- Tending to neutralize or antagonize the action of histamine or inhibit its production in the body.
- An antihistaminic drug.
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