Definition of Anti-inflammatory

1. Noun. A medicine intended to reduce inflammation.




Definition of Anti-inflammatory

1. Noun. (pharmacology) An agent that prevents or counteracts inflammation. ¹

2. Adjective. Preventing or counteracting inflammation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Anti-inflammatory

1. Counteracting or suppressing inflammation. (18 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anti-inflammatory

anti-gravity
anti-hero
anti-heroes
anti-hunger
anti-icing
anti-icteric
anti-idiotype antibody
anti-idiotype autoantibody
anti-immigrant
anti-imperialism
anti-imperialist
anti-incendiary
anti-infective
anti-inflammatories
anti-inflammatory (current term)
anti-inflammatory agent
anti-inflammatory drug
anti-inflationary
anti-institutionalism
anti-insulin
anti-insulin antibody
anti-intellectual
anti-intellectualism
anti-kidney serum nephritis
anti-knock
anti-labor
anti-labour
anti-lapse
anti-life

Literary usage of Anti-inflammatory

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Evaluation of anti-inflammatory Drugs Based upon the Inhibition of Matrix-Induced Ornithine Decarboxylase Activity during Connective Tissue Proliferation ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Recently, several new anti-inflammatory drugs (Motrin, Nalfon, Indocin, ... In spite of their good anti - inflammatory action, their use is avoided if ..."

3. Getting Fit Your Way: A Self-paced Fitness Guide (1993)
"Patients with serious organ involvement may require more potent anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive drugs. Types of NSAIDs There are as many as 70 ..."

4. The Navy Seal Physical Fitness Guide edited by Patricia A. Deuster (1997)
"... Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) ROM All of you have taken non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) at some point in your career, ..."

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