antifebrile


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

an·ti·feb·rile

 (ăn′tē-fĕb′rəl, -fē′brəl, -brīl′, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Capable of reducing fever; antipyretic.
n.
An agent that reduces fever.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

antifebrile

(ˌæntɪˈfiːbraɪl)
adj
(Medicine) reducing fever; antipyretic
n
(Pharmacology) obsolete an antifebrile agent or drug
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
scaber, popularly known as "Didancao," is widely used as a diuretic antifebrile, antiviral, and antibacterial agent in treating hepatitis, rheumatic arthritis, bronchitis, cough associated with pneumonia, and arthralgia [2, 3].
The flower of Echium amoenum is used in alternative medicine as an antifebrile, as an anti-inflammatory, as a possible cancer protective, and as well as an antidepressant agent [79].
In addition, the bark of mulberry root had been always used as diuretic, cough medicine, expectorant, and antifebrile and for the treatment of bronchitis, asthma, vomiting, beriberi, and dropsy in traditional Chinese medicine.