sulindac

[ suh-lin-dak ]
/ səˈlɪn dæk /

noun Pharmacology.

a yellow crystalline substance, C20H17FO3S, that is used as an analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory in the treatment of certain rheumatic diseases.

Nearby words

  1. sulfurous,
  2. sulfurous acid,
  3. sulfuryl,
  4. sulfuryl chloride,
  5. sulfuryl group,
  6. sulk,
  7. sulky,
  8. sulla,
  9. sullage,
  10. sullen

Origin of sulindac


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Medicine definitions for sulindac

sulindac

[ sə-lĭndăk ]

n.

An anti-inflammatory nonsteroid agent with analgesic and antipyretic actions.

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