mefenamic acid

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

Definition of mefenamic acid

: a drug C15H15NO2 used as an anti-inflammatory agent

Origin and Etymology of mefenamic acid

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


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mefenamic acid

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

medical Definition of mefenamic acid

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

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