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[nuh-prok-suh n] /nəˈprɒk sən/
noun, Pharmacology.
a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory substance, C 1 4 H 1 4 O 3 , used chiefly in the management of certain types of arthritis and as a painkiller.
Origin of naproxen
by shortening and rearrangement of methoxy-, naphthyl-, and propionic, components of one of its chemical names Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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naproxen in Medicine

naproxen na·prox·en (nə-prŏk'sən)
A drug used to reduce inflammation and pain, especially in the treatment of arthritis.

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