indomethacin

noun in·do·meth·a·cin \ ˌin-dō-ˈme-thə-sən \

Definition of indomethacin

: a nonsteroidal drug C19H16ClNO4 with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic properties used especially to treat painful inflammatory conditions (such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis)

Origin and Etymology of indomethacin

indole + meth- + acetic acid + 1-in


Medical Dictionary

indomethacin

noun in·do·meth·a·cin \ ˌin-dō-ˈmeth-ə-sən \

medical Definition of indomethacin

: an NSAID C19H16ClNO4 with analgesic and antipyretic properties used especially to treat painful inflammatory conditions (as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis) — see indocin

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