pacifarin

[ pə-sĭfər-ĭn ]

n.

Any of various bacterial products that, introduced in small amounts, protect an organism from an infection or disease without killing the infectious agent.

Nearby words

  1. pantomogram,
  2. pantonal,
  3. pantonality,
  4. pantothenate,
  5. pantothenic,
  6. pantothere,
  7. pantoum,
  8. pantropic,
  9. pantropical,
  10. pantry


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