Definition of antiasthmatic in English:

antiasthmatic

(also antasthmatic)

noun

Medicine
  • A medicinal agent used to treat asthma.

adjective

Medicine
  • Used to treat asthma; of or relating to the treatment of asthma; designating such treatment.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Lovell (?1630–1690), naturalist. From anti- + asthmatic. In use as noun after post-classical Latin antasthmaticum antiasthmatic agent. In use as adjective after post-classical Latin antasthmaticus.

Pronunciation

antiasthmatic

/ˌantɪasˈmatɪk/