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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.
The plant species Alpinia galanga belongs to the family of Zingiberaceae is a perennial herb with rhizomatous root stocks and is mainly known in Asia (China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and Thailand), as a drug prepared from the rhizomes and roots and is used as tea or tincture with spasmolytic, antiphlogistic and antibacterial effects, also is used as stomachicum and against gastric diseases [16].
Studies on [alpha]-bisabolol and [alpha]-bisabolol oxide found in flower of chamomile plant in 1%-2% of volatile oils showed antiinflammatory and antiphlogistic activity.
1986) WEL, which is the main active component of Wedelia calendulaceae and Eclipta alba, exhibits 5-lipoxygenase inhibitory, hepatoprotective, and antiphlogistic effects.
2001) and Andallu and Varadacharyulu (2003) have reported many different medicinal properties of mulberry leaves; it is used in traditional Chinese medicine as an antiphlogistic, diuretic, expectorant and antidiabetic (Mohammadi and Naik, 2008).
They proposed a shift away from the more trusted antiphlogistic paradigm of treatment, which involved emetics, calomel purgatives, cupping and bloodletting, and instead endeavoured to restore the body back to its natural state by hydration and heat therapy.
Wedelolactone and coumestan derivatives as new antihepatotoxic and antiphlogistic principles," Arzneimittel-Forschung, vol.
Root decoction antiphlogistic Allium atropurpureum Waldst.
The clinic investigations, as the rule, were carried against a background of anti-shock and antiphlogistic therapy.
Preparations of fresh ash bark showed an analgesic, anti-oxidative, and antiphlogistic action.
Changes in the microbiological flora following the advent of sophisticated synthetic antibiotics, antiphlogistic and antihistaminic drugs increase the relevance of reappraisal of the modern day bacterial flora in chronic suppurative otitis media.
1987), antipyretics, healing, antiseptic, antiphlogistic (Lauro and Rolih, 1990), anti-viral (Abad et al.