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anti-inflammatory (ăn′tē-ĭn-flăm′ə-tôr′ē, ăn′tī-)
Preventing or reducing inflammation.
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.
Medicine used to relieve swelling, pain, and other symptoms of inflammation.
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5%Ketoprofen--Non steroidal anti inflammatory agent is added to heat cure clear acrylic polymer powder and oil paint colors has been added to the monomer to make the stent match in color with adjacent skin so that it becomes inconspicuous.(fig33b,3c)
Auricular stent with Anti inflammatory agent and hair band as retentive aid in place to be worn for two weeks.(fig5a,5b)
3.1 CARRAGEENAN INDUCED HIND PAW ODEMA Reduction of odema induced in the hind paw of mice by the administration of herbal extracts 1 hour prior to the induction of odema is the most commonly used method to identify anti inflammatory activity of herbal extracts.
In reference group, animals are given a potent anti inflammatory drug such as indomethacin (5 mg/Kg)  or dexamethasone (7mg/kg) .