mefenamic acid


mef·e·nam·ic acid

noun \ˌme-fə-ˈna-mik-\

Definition of MEFENAMIC ACID

:  a drug C15H15NO2 used as an anti-inflammatory agent

Origin of MEFENAMIC ACID

dimethyl- + fen- (by shortening & alteration from phenyl) + aminobenzoic acid
First Known Use: 1962

mef·e·nam·ic acid

noun \ˌmef-ə-ˌnam-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEFENAMIC ACID

: a drug C15H15NO2 used as an anti-inflammatory and analgesic agent

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