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nalidixic acid Tweet Definition of nalidixic acid Like Definition of nalidixic acid on Facebook
noun 
  1. A quinolone antibiotic used to treat infections of the genital and urinary tracts. category:Pharmaceutical drugs
     
narcotic Tweet Definition of narcotic Like Definition of narcotic on Facebook
noun 
  1. Any class of substances or drugs, that reduces pain, induces sleep and may alter mood or behaviour that are also illegal.
  2. Any type of numbing drug.
adjective 
  1. Of, or relating to narcotics.
  2. Inducing sleep; causing narcosis.
     
nard Tweet Definition of nard Like Definition of nard on Facebook
noun 
  1. A flowering plant of the Valerian family that grows in the Himalayas of China, used as a perfume, an incense, a sedative, and an herbal medicine said to fight insomnia, flatulence, birth difficulties, and other minor ailments.
  2. The oil from the plant.
adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to nard.
     
nebula Tweet Definition of nebula Like Definition of nebula on Facebook
noun (nebulae, pl2=nebulas)
  1. (astronomy) A cloud in outer space consisting of gas or dust (e.g. a cloud formed after a star explodes).
     
nepenthe Tweet Definition of nepenthe Like Definition of nepenthe on Facebook
noun 
  1. A drug described in Homer's Odyssey that relieves one of emotional pain, grief or sorrow.
  2. Anything which effects the welcome forgetfulness of such sorrow.
     
nervine Tweet Definition of nervine Like Definition of nervine on Facebook
adjective 
  1. (medicine) Having the quality of acting upon or affecting the nerves; quieting nervous excitement.
     
neurotoxin Tweet Definition of neurotoxin Like Definition of neurotoxin on Facebook
noun 
  1. (context, neuroscience, toxicology) A toxin that acts specifically on nerve tissue.
     
nitrofurantoin Tweet Definition of nitrofurantoin Like Definition of nitrofurantoin on Facebook
noun 
  1. A nitrofuran drug, 1-(5-nitro-2-furfurylideneamino)hydantoin, used in the treatment on urinary tract infections such as cystitis.
category:Pharmaceutical drugs      
nonsteroidal Tweet Definition of nonsteroidal Like Definition of nonsteroidal on Facebook
adjective 
  1. (steroid) That does not consist of, or contain steroids.
     
nostrum Tweet Definition of nostrum Like Definition of nostrum on Facebook
noun (pl2=nostra)
  1. A medicine or remedy in conventional use which has not been proven to have any desirable medical effects.
     

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