antirheumatic


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antirheumatic

 [an″te-, an″ti-roo-mat´ik]
counteracting rheumatism and rheumatoid disease.

an·ti·rheu·mat·ic

(an'tē-rū-mat'ik), Although the digraph rh occurring at the beginning of a syllable in a word of Greek origin is ordinarily changed to rrh when a prefix or other lexical element is placed before it, the r is not doubled in this word.
1. Denoting an agent that suppresses manifestations of rheumatic disease; usually applied to antiinflammatory agents or agents that are capable of delaying progression of the basic disease process in inflammatory arthritis.
2. An agent possessing such properties (for example, gold compounds).

antirheumatic

/an·ti·rheu·mat·ic/ (-roo-mat´ik)
1. relieving or preventing rheumatism.
2. an agent that so acts.

antirheumatic

[-roo͡mat′ik]
Etymology: Gk, anti + rheumatismos, that which flows
pertaining to the relief of symptoms of any painful or immobilizing disorder of the musculoskeletal system.

antirheumatic

Any treatment for, or prophylaxis against, any form of rheumatism.
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