- a substance, C13H8F2O3, used as an analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of rheumatoid diseases and other musculoskeletal disorders.
Origin of diflunisal
shortening and respelling of 5-(2, 4-difluorophenyl)salicylic acid an alternate chemical name
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- A salicylic acid derivative with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic actions.
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