Ibuprofen Definition

ībyo͝o-prōfən
noun
A nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drug, C13H18O2, used for reducing fever and relieving pain, esp. arthritic pain.
Webster's New World

(pharmacology) An NSAID, isobutylphenyl propionic acid.

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Other Word Forms of Ibuprofen

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Singular:
ibuprofen
Plural:
ibuprofens

Origin of Ibuprofen

  • Formed from isobutylphenyl propionic acid.

    From Wiktionary

  • Alteration of i(so)bu(tyl)phen(yl) pro(pionic acid)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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