an•ti-in•flam•ma•to•ryPronunciation: (an"tē in-flam'u-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē, an"tī-), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -ries.
acting to reduce certain signs of inflammation, as swelling, tenderness, fever, and pain.
a medication, as aspirin, used to reduce inflammation.
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