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antihistamine

noun an·ti·his·ta·mine \-ˈhis-tə-ˌmēn, -mən\

medical : a drug that is used to treat allergic reactions and colds

Full Definition of ANTIHISTAMINE

:  any of various compounds that counteract histamine in the body and that are used for treating allergic reactions (as hay fever) and cold symptoms
antihistamine adjective
an·ti·his·ta·min·ic \-ˌhis-tə-ˈmi-nik\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of ANTIHISTAMINE

1933

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