(obsolete) efficacious against recurring attacks of a disease
(obsolete) an antiperiodic drug or agent
I have thought it advisable to restrict the term antiperiodic to the Catalytics which are used in Ague.
The Action of Medicines in the System Frederick William Headland
Horsfield states that the Javanese use it as a tonic and antiperiodic.
The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines T. H. Pardo de Tavera
There never yet has been a substitute found for cinchona bark and its salts, as an antiperiodic and tonic.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom P. L. Simmonds
Astringent, tonic, anthelmintic, antiperiodic—Therapeutic uses.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Recently it has attracted attention and gained some repute in medicine as an antiperiodic.
Catalogue of Economic Plants in the Collection of the U. S. Department of Agriculture William Saunders
Ehrlich and Guttmann initiated the use of methylene blue as an antiperiodic and its use in that line has been continued.
Synthesis of 2-methyl-4-selenoquinazolone, 2-phenylbenzoselenazole, and its derivatives Y-Gwan Chen
But of far greater importance was the introduction into Europe of that priceless febrifuge and antiperiodic—chinchona bark.
Woman in Science John Augustine Zahm
reversed peristaltic action of the intestines, by which their contents are carried upward. Historical Examples antiperistaltic, an-ti-per-i-stal′tik, adj. contrary to peristaltic motion: acting upwards. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various antiperistaltic globus may occur from various causes; and either in the intestines or the œsophagus. North American Medical and Surgical Journal, […]
- Antiperistaltic anastomosis
antiperistaltic anastomosis antiperistaltic anastomosis n. A surgical connection of intestinal segments to divert the normal flow of the intestinal contents.
- Antipernicious anemia factor
antipernicious anemia factor antipernicious anemia factor an·ti·per·ni·cious anemia factor (ān’tē-pər-nĭsh’əs, ān’tī-) n. Abbr. APA See vitamin B12.
an astringent preparation for reducing perspiration, usually containing aluminum or zirconium and used to prevent body odor and clothing stains. noun an astringent substance applied to the skin to reduce or prevent perspiration adjective reducing or preventing perspiration adj. by 1946, from anti- + perspire + adjectival suffix -ant. antiperspirant an·ti·per·spi·rant (ān’tē-pûr’spər-ənt, ān’tī-) n. An […]