antifebrile


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, 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.

antifebrile

(ˌæntɪˈfiːbraɪl)
adj
(Medicine) reducing fever; antipyretic
n
(Pharmacology) obsolete an antifebrile agent or drug
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Hara (PPY) of Lilaceae family, mostly distributed in the southwest of China, is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine for antifebrile, alexipharmic, detumescent, demulcent, hemostatic, and the treatment of hepatopathy.
He reminds us that the antifebrile drug cinchona was once called "Jesuit's bark.
The health ministry asked drugmakers Thursday to stop supplying prescription medicines containing phenacetin, an antifebrile drug and pain killer, which it said carries the risk of serious renal damage, bladder cancer and other ailments.