nonsteroidal


non·ste·roi·dal

adjective \ˌnän-stə-ˈri-dəl\

Definition of NONSTEROIDAL

:  of, relating to, or being a compound and especially a drug that is not a steroid <a nonsteroidal painkiller>
nonsteroid noun

Variants of NONSTEROIDAL

non·ste·roi·dal also non·ste·roid \ˈnän-ˈstir-ˌid, -ˈster-\

First Known Use of NONSTEROIDAL

1964

non·ste·roi·dal

adjective \ˌnän-stə-ˈrid-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NONSTEROIDAL

: of, relating to, or being a compound and especially a drug that is not a steroid <a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug>—see nsaid
nonsteroid noun

Variants of NONSTEROIDAL

non·ste·roi·dal also non·ste·roid \(ˈ)nän-ˈsti(ə)r-ˌid also -ˈste(ə)r-\

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