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anti-inflammatory

(ăn′tē-ĭn-flăm′ə-tôr′ē, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or reducing inflammation.

an′ti-in·flam′ma·to′ry n.

anti-inflammatory

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that reduces inflammation.
 
noun An agent (e.g., ice, aspirin, ibuprofen) that attenuates inflammation.

anti-inflammatory

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that ↓ inflammation noun An agent–ice, aspirin, ibuprofen–that attenuates inflammation. See Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.

anti-inflammatory

Acting against inflammation. The main anti-inflammatory drugs are the CORTICOSTEROIDS but these must always be used with caution as inflammation is usually beneficial.

Anti-inflammatory

Medicine used to relieve swelling, pain, and other symptoms of inflammation.
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anti-inflammatory

1. counteracting or suppressing inflammation.
2. an agent that so acts.

anti-inflammatory drugs
those used to reduce the inflammatory response to infectious agents, trauma, surgical procedures or in musculoskeletal disease.
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
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