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Pronunciation: an′tē-flō-jis′tik


  1. Older term denoting the capacity to prevent or relieve inflammation.
  2. An agent that reduces inflammation.

Synonym(s): antipyrotic1

[anti- + G. phogistos, burnt up]

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