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Pronunciation: an′tē-pī-rot′ik


  1. Relieving the pain and promoting the healing of superficial burns.
  2. A topical application for burns.

Synonym(s): antiphlogistic

[anti- + G. pyrōtikos, burning, inflaming]

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