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How to Pronounce antihistamine?

Correct pronunciation for the word "antihistamine" is [ˌantɪhˈɪstɐmˌiːn], [ˌantɪhˈɪstɐmˌiːn], [ˌa_n_t_ɪ_h_ˈɪ_s_t_ɐ_m_ˌiː_n].

"Antihistamine" in context

Antihistamine is a type of medication that is used to reduce the symptoms caused by histamine, which is a natural substance released by the body when it is attempting to fight off invading foreign substances or allergens. Allergic reactions often result in symptoms such as itchiness, watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, and rash. Antihistamines are taken by mouth, through a nasal spray, and sometimes as an injection or topical cream.

Antihistamines block the action of histamine, thus reducing the severity of allergic reactions.

What are similar-sounding words for antihistamine?

  • anti-semitic,
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  • anti-semite.

Usage over time for antihistamine:

This graph shows how "antihistamine" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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