antiphlogistic

[an-tee-floh-jis-tik, an-tahy-]Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology
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adjective

acting against inflammation or fever.

noun

an antiphlogistic agent.

Origin of antiphlogistic

First recorded in 1735–45; anti- + phlogistic
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British Dictionary definitions for antiphlogistic

antiphlogistic

adjective

obsolete of or relating to the prevention or alleviation of inflammation

noun

an antiphlogistic agent or drug
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antiphlogistic in Medicine

antiphlogistic

[ăn′tē-flə-jĭstĭk, ăn′tī-]

adj.

Reducing inflammation or fever; anti-inflammatory.
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