prophylactic treatment

n.

The institution of measures to protect a person from a disease to which he or she has been, or may be, exposed.preventive treatment

Nearby words

  1. prophet,
  2. prophetess,
  3. prophetic,
  4. prophets,
  5. prophylactic,
  6. prophylaxis,
  7. propine,
  8. propinquity,
  9. propiomazine,
  10. propionaldehyde


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