Antirheumatic

A substance used to alleviate rheumatism (pain, swelling, and deformity of the joints). Abrus, Adenanthera, Allium, Aniba, Annona, Apeiba, Aristolochia, Bramia, Bursera, Cannabis, Carapa, Cardiospermum, Cassia, Chiococca, Chlorophora, Cissus, Clematis, Clusia, Cocos, Coix, Croton, Dendropogon, Dieffenbachia, Dioscorea, Echites, Eupatorium, Guaiacum, Hamelia, Hura, Hymenaea, Hyptis, Ipomoea, Lantana, Melia, Mikania, Moringa, Myroxylon, Ocimum, Parmentiera, Plumbago, Porophyllum, Pothomorphe, Psychotria, Ricinus, Salvia, Siparuna, Steculia, Tamarindus, Trichilia, Urera, Wigandia, Ximenia.

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  • antirheumatic — adjective Date: 1758 alleviating or preventing rheumatism < antirheumatic therapy > < antirheumatic drugs > • antirheumatic noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antirheumatic — 1. Denoting an agent that suppresses manifestations of rheumatic disease; usually applied to antiinflammatory agents or agents that are capable of delaying progression of the basic disease process in inflammatory arthritis. 2. An agent possessing …   Medical dictionary

  • antirheumatic — /ˌæntiruˈmætɪk/ (say .anteerooh matik) adjective 1. preventing or relieving rheumatism or rheumatic pain. –noun 2. an antirheumatic substance …   Australian English dictionary

  • antirheumatic — I. | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| adjective Etymology: anti (I) + rheumatic : alleviating or preventing rheumatism II. noun : an antirheumatic agent * * * adj., n …   Useful english dictionary

  • antirheumatic — adj., n. * * * …   Universalium

  • antirheumatic — 1. adjective Serving to prevent or counter rheumatism. 2. noun A drug that prevents or counters rheumatism …   Wiktionary

  • antirheumatic — adj. alleviating or preventing rheumatism (various ailments characterized by pain in the muscles or joints) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antirheumatic — an·ti·rheu·mat·ic …   English syllables

  • antirheumatic — an ti•rheu•mat′ic adj. n …   From formal English to slang

  • Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug — Methotrexate Hydroxychloro …   Wikipedia

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