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Synonyms for agent

that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

a person who secretly observes others to obtain information

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any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

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Effects of the Cyclooxygenase-2 Specific Inhibitor Valdecoxib Versus Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Agents and Placebo on Cardiovascular Thrombotic Events in Patients with Arthritis.
Insel PA (1996) Analgesic, Antipyretic and Antiinflammatory Agents and Drugs Employed in the Treatment of Gout.
prescribed inhaled corticosteroid therapy for 60% of their pregnant asthma patients who required therapy, compared with long-acting [beta]-agonists in 22%, leukotriene modifiers in 8%, inhaled nonsteroid antiinflammatory agents in 12%, and combination therapy in 6%.
prescribed inhaled corticosteroid therapy for 60% of their pregnant asthma patients who required therapy, compared with long-acting 3-agonists in 22%, leukotriene modifiers in 8%, inhaled nonsteroid antiinflammatory agents in 12%, and combination therapy in 6%.
Corticosteroids are generally recognized as the most effective antiinflammatory agents, but their use for ocular inflammations has been limited because of adverse side effects such as increased IOP, according to Dr.