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Related to antiphlogistic: cytophylactic, cicatrisant


 (ăn′tē-flə-jĭs′tĭk, ăn′tī-)
Reducing inflammation or fever; anti-inflammatory.

an′ti·phlo·gis′tic n.


(Medicine) obsolete of or relating to the prevention or alleviation of inflammation
(Pharmacology) an antiphlogistic agent or drug


(ˌæn ti floʊˈdʒɪs tɪk, ˌæn taɪ-)

1. acting against inflammation or fever.
2. an antiphlogistic agent.


a medicine for reducing inflammation or fever; a febrifuge; an antipyretic. — antiphlogistic, adj.
See also: Remedies
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Adj.1.antiphlogistic - counteracting inflammationantiphlogistic - counteracting inflammation    
incompatible, antagonistic - used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
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The young companion of Miss Crawley, at the conclusion of their interview, came in to receive their instructions, and administered those antiphlogistic medicines which the eminent men ordered.
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Preparations of fresh ash bark showed an analgesic, anti-oxidative, and antiphlogistic action.
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NMP enhanced the permeation of anti-inflammatory drugs like ketoprofen through mouse skin (17) and produced satisfactory analgesic and antiphlogistic effects pharmacodynamically, suggesting effective blood levels of ibuprofen had been reached (18).
Weed is protecting the skin, has antiphlogistic, antiallergic properties, is not irritative to skin [16].
15,16) Conservative management of suspected PLF may entail bed rest and antiphlogistic or rheologic therapy.
The herb is known in folk medicine as an antiphlogistic and constringent; it increases biliary secretion and stops internal bleeding.
Andres P, Brenneisen R, Clerc JT (1989) Relating antiphlogistic efficacy of dermatics containing extracts of Symphytum officinale to chemical profiles.
com), it is an excellent laxative, antiphlogistic and homeostatic in the treatment of constipation, diarrhoea, jaundice, gastro-intestinal haemorrhage, menstrual disorders, conjunctivitis, sores and ulcers.