of or relating to a substance used in the treatment of an infection.
any such substance, as bacitracin.
anti-infective an·ti-in·fec·tive (ān’tē-ĭn-fěk’tĭv, ān’tī-)
Capable of preventing or counteracting infection.
acting to reduce certain signs of inflammation, as swelling, tenderness, fever, and pain. Pharmacology. a medication, as aspirin, used to reduce inflammation. Contemporary Examples Apparently the succinic acid in the beads has an anti-inflammatory effect. Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R. […]
- Anti inflation
Economics. a persistent, substantial rise in the general level of prices related to an increase in the volume of money and resulting in the loss of value of currency (opposed to ). the act of . the state of being . noun the act of inflating or state of being inflated (economics) a progressive increase […]
Economics. a persistent, substantial rise in the general level of prices related to an increase in the volume of money and resulting in the loss of value of currency (opposed to ). the act of . the state of being . Contemporary Examples He may be less of an inflation hawk than Bernanke as well, […]
of, pertaining to, reflective of, or causing : inflationary prices. Contemporary Examples The part that we call our universe condensed out of that inflationary chaos like a water droplet forming out of a cloud of steam. Welcome to the Multiverse! Alexander Fabry February 10, 2011 The stimulus package and the inflationary effects of recent Federal […]
a person who suffers from , the inability, especially when chronic, to obtain sufficient sleep, through difficulty in falling or staying asleep: Her husband, an insomniac, had at last fallen asleep at the computer, head resting on the keyboard. having : a nervous, insomniac person. Synonyms: sleepless, awake, wakeful, insomnolent, wide-awake. Antonyms: sleepy, drowsy, lethargic, […]