Antipyic An`ti*py"ic, a. [Pref. anti- + Gr. ?, ?, pus.] (Med.) Checking or preventing suppuration. -- n. An antipyic medicine. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • antipyic — antipyic, a. and n. Med. (æntɪˈpaɪɪk) [ad. Fr. antipyique, f. Gr. ἀντί (anti 3) + πύον pus, matter: see ic.] A. adj. Tending to prevent suppuration. B. n. (sc. medicine, application.) in Mayne …   Useful english dictionary

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