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Introduction: Prophylactic

Description of Prophylactic

Prophylactic: An agent that prevents the development of a condition or disease.

Prophylactic: remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease; "the doctor recommended several preventatives".
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Hierarchical classifications of Prophylactic

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WordNet 2.1

  • curative,cure,remedy
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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