As nouns the difference between phlogiston and antiphlogistic
is that phlogiston
is phlogiston while antiphlogistic
is (pharmacology) a plant or remedy that reduces inflammation.
As an adjective antiphlogistic is
(chemistry, historical) The hypothetical fiery principle formerly assumed to be a necessary constituent of combustible bodies and to be given up by them in burning.
*2006 , (Philip Ball), The Devil's Doctor , Arrow 2007, p. 397:
*:Stahl argued that phlogiston could explain combustion, a central concern of eighteenth-century chemistry.
Opposed to the doctrine of phlogiston.
(pharmacology) A plant or remedy that reduces inflammation.