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antihistamine Explained

antihistamine at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['æntı'hıstəmən]

antihistamine at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U and C] a drug that is used to treat an allergy (=an unpleasant reaction to particular foods, substances etc) //

antihistamine at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Synthetic drug that counteracts the effects of released histamine in the body. Antihistamines compete with histamine at one of the two types of histamine receptors, preventing allergic attacks (see allergy) or inflammation. Some of the more than 100 antihistamines available also prevent motion sickness and vertigo. Drowsiness is a frequent side effect. H2 antihistamines, which bind to the second receptor type, are used to control gastric-acid secretion (see stomach) and treat peptic ulcers.

antihistamine at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

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antihistamine at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

antihistamine
n : a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive
reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects
of histamine on a receptor site

antihistamine at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

Inter: prefix » anti|histamine.

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • A drug or substance that counteracts the effects of a histamine. Commonly used to alleviate the symptoms of hay fever and other allergies.

    Hyponyms

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    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » drug or substance
    • Chinese: 
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|抗組織胺藥|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|抗组织胺药|tr=kàngzǔzhī'ànyào|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|antihistaminikum|n
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|antihistamiini
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|antihistaminique|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Antihistaminikum|n
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|ofnæmislyf|n, Inter: t- » is|andhistamín|n
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|抗ヒスタミン剤|tr=kō-hisutamin-zai, Inter: t- » ja|抗ヒスタミン薬|tr=kō-hisutamin-yaku|sc=Jpan
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|антигистамин|m|tr=antigistamín|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » antihistamine
    Translation: fa » antihistamine
    Translation: io » antihistamine
    Translation: id » antihistamine
    Translation: hu » antihistamine
    Translation: my » antihistamine
    Translation: pl » antihistamine
    Translation: ta » antihistamine
    Translation: tr » antihistamine
    Translation: vi » antihistamine
    Translation: zh » antihistamine