anti-asthma

adjective
an·​ti-asth·​ma | \ ˌan-tē-ˈaz-mə How to pronounce anti-asthma (audio) , -ˈas-, ˌan-ˌtī- \
variants: or anti-asthmatic \ ˌan-​tē-​az-​'ma-​tik How to pronounce anti-asthma (audio) , -​ˌas-​ , ˌan-​ˌtī-​ \ or less commonly antiasthma or antiasthmatic

Definition of anti-asthma

medicine
: relieving or counteracting the symptoms of asthma anti-asthma drugs

First Known Use of anti-asthma

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-asthma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-asthma. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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anti-asthma

adjective
an·​ti-asth·​ma | \ -ˈaz-mə How to pronounce anti-asthma (audio) \
variants: or anti-asthmatic \ -​az-​ˈmat-​ik, British -​as-​ How to pronounce anti-asthma (audio) \ also antiasthma also antiasthmatic

Medical Definition of anti-asthma

: relieving or counteracting the symptoms of asthma anti-asthma drugs

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