antidiarrheal

adjective
an·​ti·​di·​ar·​rhe·​al | \ ˌan-tē-ˌdī-ə-ˈrē-əl How to pronounce antidiarrheal (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or anti-diarrheal

Definition of antidiarrheal

: tending to prevent or relieve diarrhea antidiarrheal drugs

Other Words from antidiarrheal

antidiarrheal or anti-diarrheal noun
antidiarrheals available without a prescription

Examples of antidiarrheal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your doctor may also recommend medications to address side effects of your specific situation, like antidiarrheal drugs or iron supplements. Korin Miller, SELF, 29 Jan. 2018 Your doctor may also recommend medications to address side effects of your specific situation, like antidiarrheal drugs or iron supplements. Korin Miller, SELF, 29 Jan. 2018 Start off slower, Jones nudged, reminding that using antihistamines or antidiarrheal drugs can help manage withdrawal symptoms. Washington Post, 15 June 2017

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First Known Use of antidiarrheal

1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of antidiarrheal was in 1854

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“Antidiarrheal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antidiarrheal. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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More Definitions for antidiarrheal

antidiarrheal

adjective
an·​ti·​di·​ar·​rhe·​al
variants: or chiefly British antidiarrhoeal \ -​ˌdī-​ə-​ˈrē-​əl How to pronounce antidiarrheal (audio) \

Medical Definition of antidiarrheal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: tending to prevent or relieve diarrhea

antidiarrheal

noun
variants: or chiefly British antidiarrhoeal

Medical Definition of antidiarrheal (Entry 2 of 2)

: an antidiarrheal agent

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