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Adjective
Intended to prevent disease
“Hopefully, a successful strike will inspire other groups of workers to undertake similar prophylactic action.”
Adjective
Healing
Adjective
Having properties that kill germs, bacteria or microbes
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Of, or relating to health
Noun
A medicine or course of action used to prevent disease
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“Quinine, as well as being used as a prophylactic against malaria, was also considered to be an appetite stimulant and a more general antidote to fever.”
Noun
A condom
“The use of prophylactics for protection against sexually-transmitted disease.”
Noun
An antiseptic compound or preparation
Noun
A medicine or treatment for a disease or injury
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Noun
A mechanism or means by which conception as a result of sexual intercourse can be prevented or made less likely
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