antipyretic

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antipyretic

a remedy or drug that prevents or alleviates fever

antipyretic

[‚an·tē·pī′red·ik]
(pharmacology)
Any agent, such as aspirin, that reduces or prevents fever.
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chinensis (Franch.) Hara (PPY) of Lilaceae family, mostly distributed in the southwest of China, is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine for antifebrile, alexipharmic, detumescent, demulcent, hemostatic, and the treatment of hepatopathy.
The doctor gave me an antifebrile. By nighttime the temperature decreases and I fall asleep.
He reminds us that the antifebrile drug cinchona was once called "Jesuit's bark." This contribution was made possible by the Jesuit rhetorical education described by Fumaroli.