anti-arthritic

adjective
an·​ti-ar·​thrit·​ic | \ ˌan-tē-är-ˈthri-tik How to pronounce anti-arthritic (audio) , ˌan-ˌtī- \
variants: or antiarthritic or anti-arthritis \ ˌan-​tē-​är-​ˈthrī-​təs How to pronounce anti-arthritic (audio) , ˌan-​ˌtī-​ \

Definition of anti-arthritic

medical
: tending to relieve or prevent arthritis or its symptoms anti-arthritic drugs/agents a drug with anti-arthritis properties

Other Words from anti-arthritic

anti-arthritic or antiarthritic noun
an over-the-counter anti-arthritic

First Known Use of anti-arthritic

1697, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-arthritic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-arthritic. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for anti-arthritic

anti-arthritic

adjective
an·​ti-ar·​thrit·​ic
variants: or antiarthritic \ -​är-​ˈthrit-​ik How to pronounce anti-arthritic (audio) \ or anti-arthritis also antiarthritis \ -​ˈthrīt-​əs How to pronounce anti-arthritic (audio) \

Medical Definition of anti-arthritic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: tending to relieve or prevent arthritic symptoms anti-arthritic drugs

anti-arthritic

noun
variants: or antiarthritic

Medical Definition of anti-arthritic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an anti-arthritic agent

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