antiasthmatic


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antiasthmatic

 [an″te-az-mat´ik]
1. relieving asthma.
2. an agent that has this effect.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·ti·asth·mat·ic

(an'tē-az-mat'ik),
1. Tending to relieve or prevent asthma.
2. An agent that prevents or halts an asthmatic attack.
Synonym(s): antasthmatic
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antiasthmatic

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that counters asthma noun An agent that ameliorates asthma
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