NSAID

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noun \ ˈen-ˌsed also -ˌsād \

Definition of NSAID

:a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (such as aspirin and ibuprofen)

Origin and Etymology of nsaid

nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


Medical Dictionary

NSAID

noun \ ˈen-ˌsed also -ˌsād \

medical Definition of NSAID

:a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (as ibuprofen)

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