antihistamine

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ histamine

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæn.tiˈhɪs.tə.miːn/, /ˌæn.taɪˈhɪs.tə.miːn/
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Noun[edit]

antihistamine (plural antihistamines)

  1. (pharmacology) A drug or substance that counteracts the effects of a histamine. Commonly used to alleviate the symptoms of hay fever and other allergies.

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