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piroxicam

[pahy-rok-si-kam]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. a white crystalline solid substance, C15H13N3O4S, used in the symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders.
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Origin of piroxicam

by rearrangement and alteration of parts of its chemical name
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