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diflunisal

[dih-floo-nuh-sal]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a substance, C13H8F2O3, used as an analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of rheumatoid diseases and other musculoskeletal disorders.
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Origin of diflunisal

shortening and respelling of 5-(2, 4-difluorophenyl)salicylic acid an alternate chemical name
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diflunisal in Medicine

diflunisal

(dī-flōōnĭ-săl′, -sôl′)
n.
  1. A salicylic acid derivative with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic actions.
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