alleviant


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alleviant

(əˈliːvɪənt)
n
a medical treatment that reduces pain but does not cure the underlying problem
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Noun1.alleviant - remedy that alleviates pain without curingalleviant - remedy that alleviates pain without curing
curative, cure, therapeutic, remedy - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
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He indicates that the Medical Center applies tremendous effort to alleviant some of the stress on other clinics specifically, during the Ebola outbreak, adding that for this and other many reasons, the Bank chose to mark its '5th ECONBANK DAY' with the SOS family.
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Scurfield emphasizes that a variety of pain alleviants are available and should be discussed, including naproxen, anti-anxiety medication and muscle relaxants.