obsolete efficacious against recurring attacks of a disease
obsolete an antiperiodic drug or agent
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How to use antiperiodic in a sentence
Ehrlich and Guttmann initiated the use of methylene blue as an antiperiodic and its use in that line has been continued.
I have thought it advisable to restrict the term antiperiodic to the Catalytics which are used in Ague.The Action of Medicines in the System | Frederick William Headland
But of far greater importance was the introduction into Europe of that priceless febrifuge and antiperiodic—chinchona bark.Woman in Science | John Augustine Zahm
Astringent, tonic, anthelmintic, antiperiodic—Therapeutic uses.
Recently it has attracted attention and gained some repute in medicine as an antiperiodic.