Dictionary.com

anti-infective

[ an-tee-in-fek-tiv, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti ɪnˈfɛk tɪv, ˌæn taɪ- /
Pharmacology
Save This Word!

adjective

of or relating to a substance used in the treatment of an infection.

noun

any such substance, as bacitracin.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS

They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

OTHER WORDS FROM anti-infective

an·ti-in·fec·tive·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for anti-infective

Medical definitions for anti-infective

anti-infective
[ ăn′tē-ĭn-fĕktĭv, ăn′tī- ]

adj.

Capable of preventing or counteracting infection.

n.

An anti-infective agent or drug.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
FEEDBACK