[an-tee-floh-jis-tik, an-tahy-]Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology
- acting against inflammation or fever.
- an antiphlogistic agent.
Origin of antiphlogistic
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Examples from the Web for antiphlogistic
The antiphlogistic method, in the strict application of the term, is practically obsolete.
Mrs. Dodd smiled, and proceeded to Hyperaemia, and thence to the Antiphlogistic Regimen.Hard Cash
A tendency to this may also be overcome by the use of sedatives and antiphlogistic remedies.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
Associated words: phlogistic, phlogogenous, antiphlogistic, demulcent delitescence.Putnam's Word Book
Louis A. Flemming
All antiphlogistic means have failed, such as blood-letting and the free use of evacuants.Cattle and Their Diseases
- obsolete of or relating to the prevention or alleviation of inflammation
- an antiphlogistic agent or drug
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- Reducing inflammation or fever; anti-inflammatory.
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