antasthmatic

[ ant-az-mat-ik, -as- ]
/ ˌænt æzˈmæt ɪk, -æs- /
Medicine/Medical

adjective

relieving or preventing asthma or an asthmatic paroxysm.

noun

an antasthmatic agent.

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Origin of antasthmatic

First recorded in 1675–85; ant- + asthmatic
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