antipyretic definition

  • adjective:
    • limiting or tending to lower temperature.
    • That decreases temperature; fever-reducing.
    • effective in stopping or allaying temperature.
    • preventing or alleviating temperature
    • decreasing or maintaining reduce fever.
    • That decreases temperature; fever-reducing.
    • Efficacious in avoiding or allaying temperature.
    • avoiding or relieving fever
  • noun:
    • A medication that decreases fever.
    • A pharmaceutical that decreases temperature; a febrifuge.
    • an answer for fever; an antifebrile.
    • any medication that lowers body's temperature to stop or alleviate temperature
    • A medication that lowers temperature.
    • A pharmaceutical that reduces temperature; a febrifuge.
    • A remedy for fever; an antifebrile.
    • any medicine that lowers body's temperature to avoid or alleviate temperature
  • others:
    • In medication, serving as a preventive of or remedy for pyrexia or fever; depressing an abnormally high-temperature: as, the new antipyretic alkaloid.
    • In medication, providing as a preventive of or remedy for pyrexia or temperature; depressing an abnormally high temperature: as, the latest antipyretic alkaloid.

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