NSAID

[ en-sed ]

noun
  1. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, as ibuprofen.

Origin of NSAID

1
First recorded in 1970–75

Words Nearby NSAID

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British Dictionary definitions for NSAID

NSAID

abbreviation for
  1. nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug: any of a class of drugs, including aspirin and ibuprofen, used for reducing inflammation and pain in rheumatic diseases. Possible adverse effects include gastric ulceration

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Scientific definitions for NSAID

NSAID

[ ĕnsād′, -sĕd′ ]


  1. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as aspirin or ibuprofen.

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