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A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, C14H14O3, used to treat fever and pain.
[Shortening and alteration of methoxynaphthylpropionic acid, one of its chemical names.]
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(Pharmacology) a drug with anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties
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a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory substance, C14H14O3.
[by shortening and rearrangement of methoxy-, naphthyl-, and propionic, components of one of its chemical names]
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|Noun||1.||naproxen - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Naprosyn) used in the treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal inflammation and moderate pain|
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"
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