acting to reduce certain signs of inflammation, as swelling, tenderness, fever, and pain.
Pharmacology. a medication, as aspirin, used to reduce inflammation.
Apparently the succinic acid in the beads has an anti-inflammatory effect.
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Apples contain an anti-inflammatory flavonoid called quercetin, while red wine contains the flavonoid catechin.
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Diana is allergic to several kinds of pain medication and anti-inflammatory drugs.
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As an anti-inflammatory agent, it may be thus compared with Antimony and Blood-letting.
The Action of Medicines in the System Frederick William Headland
any anti-inflammatory drug, such as cortisone, aspirin, or ibuprofen
anti-inflammatory an·ti-in·flam·ma·to·ry or an·ti·in·flam·ma·to·ry (ān’tē-ĭn-flām’ə-tôr’ē, ān’tī-)
Reducing inflammation by acting on body mechanisms.
Preventing or reducing inflammation. Aspirin and ibuprofen are anti-inflammatory drugs.
- 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, […]
- Anti institutional
of, relating to, or established by . of or relating to organized establishments, foundations, societies, or the like, or to the buildings devoted to their work. of the nature of an . characterized by the blandness, drabness, uniformity, and lack of individualized attention attributed to large that serve many people: institutional food. (of advertising) having […]