, more antiobesic, most antiobesic
A reference to a medicine (or any agent or activity) that is effective in reducing or preventing obesity: Since Tony was quite overweight, his doctor said that he could use an antiobesic drink or an appetite suppressant in the beginning, but it would not work in the long run.
1. Destructive to parasites.
2. An agent that is destructive to parasites.
antipathetic (an" ti puh THET ik) (adjective)
, more antipathetic, most antipathetic
A reference to a strong feeling of dislike, aversion, or repugnance against someone or something: Jane's father could not hide his antipathetic
attitudes toward her new boyfriend.
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Relating to being opposite, contrary, having an aversion to, a repugnance of, or a disliking of someone or something.
1. In medicine, counteracting or reducing inflammation.
2. A medicinal agent allaying inflammation.
1. Relieving or curing phthisis, or consumption.
2. A medicine for phthisis.
Of or pertaining to elements or techniques used in a poem not conventionally thought to be suitable or traditional.
1. Relieving or preventing itching.
2. An agent that relieves or prevents itching.
Despite about a century of research, no single effective antipruritic treatment exists
Several topical and orally administered agents can help suppress itching. These include lotions and creams; such as calamine and hydrocortisone, antihistamines, opioid antagonists, aspirin, and ultraviolet light therapy.
1. Of use in curing the itch.
2. An antipsoric remedy.
Effective in the treatment of psychosis or an agent that has such actions.
Antipsychotic agents are a chemically diverse but pharmacologically similar class of drugs used to treat schizophrenic, paranoid, schizoaffective, and other psychotic disorders; such as, acute delirium, dementia, and manic episodes.
, more antipyrotic, most antipyrotic
A reference to anything of use in preventing or healing burns or pyrosis (heartburn which is a burning sensation in the epigastric region of the abdomen).