antineuralgic

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anti- +‎ neuralgic

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antineuralgic (comparative more antineuralgic, superlative most antineuralgic)

  1. (pharmacology) Counteracting neuralgia.
    • 1897, David Cerna, Notes on the Newer Remedies, page 178:
      The therapeutic action of alphol is said to be similar to that of salol. Pancreatic and the intestinal juices decompose alphol into salicylic acid and alpha-naphthol. The new remedy is recommended as antiseptic, antineuralgic, and antirheumatic.

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Noun[edit]

antineuralgic (plural antineuralgics)

  1. (pharmacology) Any agent that counteracts neuralgia.

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