antihistamine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"antihistamine" in British English

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antihistaminenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈhɪs.tə.mɪn/ /-miːn/  us   /-t̬i-/
a ​type of ​drug that is used to ​treatmedicalconditionscaused by an ​extremereaction to ​particularsubstances: Antihistamine is often used to ​treathayfever and ​insectbites.
(Definition of antihistamine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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antihistaminenoun [C]

 us   /ˌænt·iˈhɪs·təˌmin, ˌæn·tɑɪ-, -mən/
a ​drug taken to ​limit the ​badeffect of the body’s ​reaction to some ​substances: I took an antihistamine for my ​runnynose.
(Definition of antihistamine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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