What does Antiperiodic mean?

Antiperiodic meaning in General Dictionary

an answer possessing the house of preventing the return of regular paroxysms or exacerbations of illness as in intermittent fevers

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  • a fix having the property of avoiding the return of periodic paroxysms, or exacerbations, of illness, like in intermittent fevers.

Antiperiodic meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An answer having the house of steering clear of the return of periodic paroxysms, or exacerbations, of condition, as with periodic fevers.


Sentence Examples with the word Antiperiodic

It has been used with success as an antiperiodic and antipyretic in ague, and also as a diuretic in gout and kidney affections.

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