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piroxicam

[ pahy-rok-si-kam ]
/ paɪˈrɒk sɪˌkæm /
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noun Pharmacology.
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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