nonsteroidal

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adjective non·ste·roi·dal \ˌnän-stə-ˈrȯi-dəl\
variants: or less commonly

nonsteroid

play \ˈnän-ˈstir-ˌȯid, -ˈster-\

Definition of nonsteroidal

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a compound and especially a drug that is not a steroid a nonsteroidal painkiller

nonsteroid

noun

1952

First Known Use of nonsteroidal

1952


Medical Dictionary

nonsteroidal

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adjective non·ste·roi·dal \ˌnän-stə-ˈrȯid-əl\
variants: also

nonsteroid

\(ˈ)nän-ˈsti(ə)r-ˌȯid also -ˈste(ə)r-\play

Medical Definition of nonsteroidal

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a compound and especially a drug that is not a steroid a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug—see nsaid

nonsteroid

noun

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