Definition of mefenamic acid in English:

mefenamic acid

noun

Pharmacology
  • A drug which inhibits prostaglandin synthesis and is used as an anti-inflammatory agent and analgesic; 2-[(2,3-dimethylphenyl)amino]benzoic acid, C ₁₅ H ₁₅ NO ₂.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Journal of Pharmacological and Experimental Therapeutics.