Any of a class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that cause fewer gastrointestinal side effects by selective inhibition of prostaglandin formation.
Inhibit vs. Prohibit
Though both words have similar definitions, inhibit and prohibit aren’t interchangeable. In general, someone is inhibited by internal feelings or prohibited by an external source.
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