antirheumatic

adjective
an·​ti·​rheu·​mat·​ic | \ ˌan-tē-ru̇-ˈma-tik How to pronounce antirheumatic (audio) , ˌan-tī- How to pronounce antirheumatic (audio) \

Definition of antirheumatic

: alleviating or preventing rheumatism antirheumatic therapy antirheumatic drugs

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Other Words from antirheumatic

antirheumatic noun

Examples of antirheumatic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Based on the results of the imaging, your MD may prescribe disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), which target specific aspects of the immune system to control inflammation. Brittany Risher, Woman's Day, 13 Nov. 2020 Methotrexate is from a class of drugs called conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, or conventional DMARDs, according to the American College of Rheumatology. Beth Krietsch, SELF, 26 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of antirheumatic

1758, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of antirheumatic was in 1758

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“Antirheumatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antirheumatic. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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More Definitions for antirheumatic

antirheumatic

adjective
an·​ti·​rheu·​mat·​ic | \ -ru̇-ˈmat-ik How to pronounce antirheumatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of antirheumatic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: alleviating or preventing rheumatism antirheumatic therapy

antirheumatic

noun

Medical Definition of antirheumatic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an antirheumatic agent

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