mefenamic acid

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noun mef·e·nam·ic acid \ˌme-fə-ˈna-mik-\

Definition of mefenamic acid

  1. :  a drug C15H15NO2 used as an anti-inflammatory agent

Origin and Etymology of mefenamic acid

dimethyl- + fen- (by shortening & alteration from phenyl) + aminobenzoic acid


First Known Use: 1962


Medical Dictionary

mefenamic acid

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noun mef·e·nam·ic acid \ˌmef-ə-ˌnam-ik-\

Medical Definition of mefenamic acid

  1. :  a drug C15H15NO2 used as an anti-inflammatory and analgesic agent


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