NSAID

[ en-sed ]
/ ˈɛnˌsɛd /

noun

a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, as ibuprofen.

Origin of NSAID

First recorded in 1970–75
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British Dictionary definitions for nsaid

NSAID


abbreviation for

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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Medicine definitions for nsaid

NSAID

[ ĕnsād′ ]

n.

A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as aspirin or ibuprofen.
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Science definitions for nsaid

NSAID

[ ĕnsād′, -sĕd′ ]

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