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in·do·meth·a·cin

 (ĭn′dō-mĕth′ə-sĭn)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic drug, C19H16ClNO4, used especially in the treatment of some forms of arthritis. Also called indometacin.

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indomethacin

(ˌɪndəʊˈmɛθəsɪn) or

indometacin

n
(Pharmacology) a drug administered orally to relieve pain, fever, and inflammation, esp in rheumatoid arthritis. Formula: C19H16ClNO4
[C20: from indole + meth- + acetic acid + -in]
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in•do•meth•a•cin

(ˌɪn doʊˈmɛθ ə sɪn)
n.
a substance, C19H16ClNO4, with anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic properties.
[1963; indo (le) + meth (yl) + ac (etic) + -in1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indomethacin - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Indocin)
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"
acetic acid, ethanoic acid - a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
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Translations
indometacin

indomethacin

n indometacina
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