indomethacin definition

  • noun:
    • A nonsteroidal anti inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic drug, C19H16ClNO4, utilized especially in the treating some types of joint disease.
    • A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine popular to reduce temperature, discomfort, stiffness, and inflammation, having chemical formula C19H16ClNO4.
    • A nonsteroidal anti inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic compound (C19H16ClNO4) prepared synthetically and employed for treating pain and joint disease. It blocks prostaglandin biosynthesis. Chemically, it is 1-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-5-methoxy-2-methyl-1H-indole-3-acetic acid.
    • a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drug (trade title Indocin)

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