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antihistaminic

[an-tee-his-tuh-min-ik, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˌhɪs təˈmɪn ɪk, ˌæn taɪ-/ Biochemistry, Pharmacology
adjective
1.
of or relating to an antihistamine or its effect.
noun
2.
an antihistaminic agent, as a drug.
Origin of antihistaminic
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50; antihistamine + -ic
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antihistaminic in Medicine

antihistaminic an·ti·his·ta·min·ic (ān'tē-hĭs'tə-mĭn'ĭk)
adj.
Tending to neutralize or antagonize the action of histamine or inhibit its production in the body. n.
An antihistaminic drug.

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