from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic drug, C19H16ClNO4, used especially in the treatment of some forms of arthritis.
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- n. A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug commonly used to reduce fever, pain, stiffness, and swelling, having chemical formula C19H16ClNO4.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic substance (C19H16ClNO4) prepared synthetically and used for the treatment of pain and arthritis. It blocks prostaglandin biosynthesis. Chemically, it is 1-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-5-methoxy-2-methyl-1H-indole-3-acetic acid.
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- n. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Indocin)
indo(le) + meth(yl) + ac(etic acid) + -in.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)