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English definition of “anti-inflammatory”

anti-inflammatory

adjective     /ˌæn.ti.ɪnˈflæm.ə.tər.i/ US  /-t̬i.ɪnˈflæm.ə.tɔːr.i/
describes a drug that is used to reduce pain and swelling: anti-inflammatory drugs for arthritisSpecific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
(Definition of anti-inflammatory adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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