antipyretic

[adj] - preventing or alleviating fever 2. [n] - any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever
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Antipyretic

Any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever.
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Antipyretic

A substance that can lessen or prevent fever.
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antipyretic

Substance which relieves or reduces fever.
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antipyretic

A substance that can lessen or prevent fever.
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Antipyretic

Antipyretic medicines are used to treat fever. For example, aspirin and paracetamol.
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Antipyretic

Reduces fever. Same as febrifuge or refrigerant.
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Antipyretic

Fever reducing drug.
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Antipyretic

Antipyretic: Something that reduces fever or quells it. There are 3 classes of antipyretic medications that are sold OTC (over-the-counter) without prescription: Salicylates -- aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), choline salicylate (Arthropan), magnesium salicylate (Arthriten), and sodium salicylate (Scot-Tussin Original); Acetaminophen (Tylenol); and ...
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Antipyretic

An`ti·py·ret'ic adjective (Medicine) Efficacious in preventing or allaying fever. -- noun A febrifuge.
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antipyretic

<pharmacology> An agent that relieves or reduces fever. ... Synonym: antifebrile, antithermic, febrifuge. ... Origin: Gr. Pyretos = fever ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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antipyretic

adjective preventing or alleviating fever
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antipyretic

febrifuge noun any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever
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antipyretic

(an″te-) (an″ti-pi-ret´ik) effective against fever; called also antifebrile. something that has this effect, such as a cold pack, aspirin, or quinine; antipyretic drugs dilate the blood vessels near the surface of the skin, thereby allowing more blood to flow through the skin, ...
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Antipyretic

• (n.) A febrifuge. • (a.) Efficacious in preventing or allaying fever.
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antipyretic

(from the article `drug`) ...the ability to relieve mild to moderate pain through actions that reduce inflammation at its source. Acetylsalicylic acid, or aspirin, is the most ...
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antipyretic

(anti + Gr. pyretos fever) an agent that relieves or reduces fever. Called also antifebrile, antithermic and febrifuge.
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antipyretic

Type: Term Pronunciation: an′tē-pī-ret′ik Definitions: 1. Reducing fever. 2. An agent that reduces fever (acetaminophen, aspirin). Synonyms: antifebrile, febrifugal
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antipyretic

Any drug, such as aspirin, used to reduce fever
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Antipyretic

Antipyretics (s), from the Greek anti, against, and pyreticus, pertaining to fever, are substances that reduce fever. Antipyretics cause the hypothalamus to override an interleukin-induced increase in temperature. The body then works to lower the temperature, resulting in a reduction in fever. Most antipyretic medications have other purposes. The ...
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Antipyretic

A substance that can lessen or prevent fever.
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