antipyrotic

[ an-tee-pahy-rot-ik, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti paɪˈrɒt ɪk, ˌæn taɪ- /
Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology

adjective

relieving the pain and stimulating the healing of burns.

noun

an antipyrotic agent.

Origin of antipyrotic

1830–40; anti- + Greek pyrōtikós burning, equivalent to pyrō-, verbid stem of pyroûn to burn + -tikos -tic
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Medicine definitions for antipyrotic

antipyrotic

[ ăn′tē-pī-rŏtĭk, ăn′tī- ]

adj.

Relieving the pain and promoting the healing of superficial burns.

Related forms

an′ti•py•rotic n.
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