antipyrine

antipyrine
noun Etymology: from Antipyrine, a trademark Date: 1884 an analgesic and antipyretic C11H12N2O formerly widely used but now largely replaced in oral use by less toxic substances (as aspirin)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • antipyrine — [ ɑ̃tipirin ] n. f. • 1884; all. Antipyrin ♦ Méd. Médicament à noyau benzénique, antipyrétique et analgésique. ● antipyrine nom féminin Dénomination courante d un médicament doué d un pouvoir antipyrétique et analgésique. (L antipyrine sous sa… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Antipyrine — An ti*py rine, n. (Med.) An artificial alkaloid, believed to be efficient in abating fever. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antipyrine — [an΄tīpī′rēn΄, an΄tēpī′rēn΄, an΄tipī′rēn΄, an΄tī pī′rin΄, an΄tē pī′rin΄, an΄ti pī′rin΄] n. 〚/span> ANTIPYRETIC + INE3〛 a white, crystalline powder, (CH3) 2 (C6H5)C3HN2O, formerly used to relieve pain and to reduce fever, and currently used in… …   Universalium

  • antipyrine — [an΄tīpī′rēn΄, an΄tēpī′rēn΄, an΄tipī′rēn΄, an΄tī pī′rin΄, an΄tē pī′rin΄, an΄ti pī′rin΄] n. [< ANTIPYRETIC + INE3] a white, crystalline powder, (CH3) 2 (C6H5)C3HN2O, formerly used to relieve pain and to reduce fever, and currently used in… …   English World dictionary

  • antipyrine — An obsolescent analgesic and antipyretic. a. acetylsalicylate a compound of a. and aspirin; an antirheumatic and analgesic. a. salicylacetate an analgesic, antirheumatic, and antipyretic. a. salicylate an …   Medical dictionary

  • ANTIPYRINE — n. f. T. de Pharmacie Remède calmant et fébrifuge …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • antipyrine — noun The drug phenazone …   Wiktionary

  • antipyrine — an·ti py·rine || ‚æntɪ paɪərɪn n. fever reducing medicine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antipyrine — an·ti·py·rine …   English syllables

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