antiphlogistic
adjective Date: 1769 anti-inflammatory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • antiphlogistic — [an΄tī flō jis′tik; an΄tēflō jis′tik, an΄tiflō jis′tik] adj. counteracting inflammation and fever n. an antiphlogistic substance …   English World dictionary

  • Antiphlogistic — An ti*phlo*gis tic, a. 1. (Chem.) Opposed to the doctrine of phlogiston. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Counteracting inflammation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Antiphlogistic — An ti*phlo*gis tic, n. (Med.) Any medicine or diet which tends to check inflammation. Coxe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antiphlogistic — /an tee floh jis tik, an tuy /, Med., Pharm. adj. 1. acting against inflammation or fever. n. 2. an antiphlogistic agent. [1735 45; ANTI + PHLOGISTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • antiphlogistic — an•ti•phlo•gis•tic [[t]ˌæn ti floʊˈdʒɪs tɪk, ˌæn taɪ [/t]] adj. 1) med acting against inflammation or fever 2) pha an antiphlogistic agent • Etymology: 1735–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • antiphlogistic — /ˌæntifləˈdʒɪstɪk/ (say .anteefluh jistik) adjective 1. checking inflammation. –noun Also, antiphlogistine. 2. an antiphlogistic remedy. {anti + phlogistic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • antiphlogistic — 1. adjective Counteracting inflammation. 2. noun A plant or remedy that reduces inflammation …   Wiktionary

  • antiphlogistic — 1. Older term denoting preventing or relieving inflammation. 2. An agent that reduces inflammation. SYN: antipyrotic (1). [anti + G. phogistos, burnt up] * * * an·ti·phlo·gis·tic flə jis tik adj or n ANTI INFLAMMATORY * * * an·ti·phlo·gis·tic… …   Medical dictionary

  • antiphlogistic — an·ti·phlo gis·tic || ‚æntɪfləʊ dʒɪstɪk adj. anti inflammatory, acting against inflammation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antiphlogistic — an·ti·phlo·gis·tic …   English syllables

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