\pɹˌɒfɪlˈaksɪs], \pɹˌɒfɪlˈaksɪs], \p_ɹ_ˌɒ_f_ɪ_l_ˈa_k_s_ɪ_s]\
Definitions of PROPHYLAXIS
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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The art of preserving from, or of preventing, disease; the observance of the rules necessary for the preservation of health; preservative or preventive treatment.
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- Preparations of pathogenic organisms or their derivatives made nontoxic and intended for active immunologic prophylaxis. They include deactivated toxins.