antiphlogistic

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Etymology[edit]

From anti- +‎ Ancient Greek φλόξ (phlóx, flame) +‎ -istic.

Adjective[edit]

antiphlogistic (comparative more antiphlogistic, superlative most antiphlogistic)

  1. Counteracting inflammation.
  2. Opposed to the doctrine of phlogiston.

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Noun[edit]

antiphlogistic (plural antiphlogistics)

  1. (pharmacology) A plant or remedy that reduces inflammation.
    • 1845, Robley Dunglison, Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, page 338:
      Inflammatory glossocele must be combated by antiphlogistics.

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