antipyrine


an·ti·py·rine

noun \-ˈpī-ˌrēn\

Definition of ANTIPYRINE

:  an analgesic and antipyretic C11H12N2O formerly widely used but now largely replaced in oral use by less toxic substances (as aspirin)

Origin of ANTIPYRINE

from Antipyrine, a trademark
First Known Use: 1884

an·ti·py·rine

noun \-ˈpī(ə)r-ˌēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANTIPYRINE

: an analgesic and antipyretic C11H12N2O formerly widely used but now largely replaced in oral use by less toxic drugs (as aspirin)—called also phenazone

Variants of ANTIPYRINE

an·ti·py·rine also an·ti·py·rin \-ən\

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