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indomethacin

Pronunciation: in'do-meth'a-sin

Definition: A potent analgesic, antipyretic, and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agent used to treat acute exacerbations of various joint diseases. It is also used to produce closure of a patent ductus arteriosus in infants.

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