• Definition for "antiphlogistic"
    • decreasing swelling or temperature; anti-inflammatory.
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antiphlogistic definition

  • adjective:
    • decreasing swelling or temperature; anti-inflammatory.
    • Counteracting irritation.
    • against the doctrine of phlogiston.
    • Counteracting infection.
    • counteracting infection
    • decreasing swelling or fever; anti-inflammatory.
    • Counteracting swelling.
    • Opposed to the doctrine of phlogiston.
    • Counteracting irritation.
    • counteracting swelling
  • noun:
    • A plant or remedy that reduces swelling.
    • Any medication or diet which sometimes check always swelling.
    • Any medication or application which has a tendency to check or allay irritation.
    • A plant or cure that decreases irritation.
    • Any medication or diet which tends to always check infection.
    • Any medication or application which will check always or allay infection.
  • others:
    • In chem., opposed to the idea of phlogiston (which see): as, the antiphlogistic system.
    • In medication, counteracting irritation or a feverish condition of this system: because, antiphlogistic remedies or treatment.
    • In chem., opposed to the theory of phlogiston (which see): as, the antiphlogistic system.
    • In medicine, counteracting infection or a feverish condition regarding the system: because, antiphlogistic cures or therapy.
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