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fenoprofen

[ fen-oh-proh-fuhn ]

noun

, Pharmacology.
  1. a white crystalline powder, C 30 H 26 CaO 6 , used as an antipyretic, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of fenoprofen1

Contraction, respelling and rearrangement of phenoxyphenyl and propionic acid

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