antipyrotic


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an·ti·py·rot·ic

(an'tē-pī-rot'ik),
1. Synonym(s): antiphlogistic
2. Relieving the pain and promoting the healing of superficial burns.
3. A topical application for burns.
[anti- + G. pyrōtikos, burning, inflaming]

antipyrotic

/an·ti·py·rot·ic/ (an″te-) (an″ti-pi-rot´ik)
1. effective in the treatment of burns.
2. an agent with this quality.

antipyrotic

[-pīrot′ik]
Etymology: Gk, anti + pyr, fire
pertaining to the treatment of burns or scalds.

antipyrotic

adjective
(1) Referring to an anti-inflammatory effect; antipyretic (preferred). 
(2) Referring to burns; this is little used in the working medical parlance (“burn related” is preferred).

noun
(1) An obsolete term for an anti-inflammatory agent. 
(2) A term of waning use for anything used to manage burns.

antipyrotic

1. effective in the treatment of burns.
2. an agent used in the treatment of burns.
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