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antiphlogistic

[ an-tee-floh-jis-tik, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti floʊˈdʒɪs tɪk, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective

acting against inflammation or fever.

noun

an antiphlogistic agent.

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Origin of antiphlogistic

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

antiphlogistic
/ (ˌæntɪfləˈdʒɪstɪk) /

adjective

obsolete of or relating to the prevention or alleviation of inflammation

noun

an antiphlogistic agent or drug
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Medical definitions for antiphlogistic

antiphlogistic
[ ăn′tē-flə-jĭstĭk, ăn′tī- ]

adj.

Reducing inflammation or fever; anti-inflammatory.
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