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na·prox·en

 (nə-prŏk′sən)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, C14H14O3, used to treat fever and pain.

[Shortening and alteration of methoxynaphthylpropionic acid, one of its chemical names.]

naproxen

(nəˈprɒksɛn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug with anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties

na•prox•en

(nəˈprɒk sən)

n.
a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory substance, C14H14O3.
[by shortening and rearrangement of methoxy-, naphthyl-, and propionic, components of one of its chemical names]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
propanoic acid, propionic acid - a liquid fatty acid found in milk and sweat and in fuel distillates
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n naproxeno
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