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Prophylactic

Proph`y`lac´tic
n.1.(Med.) A medicine which preserves or defends against disease; a preventive.
a.1.(Med.) Defending or preserving from disease; preventive.
Noun1.prophylactic - remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease; "the doctor recommended several preventatives"
2.prophylactic - contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex sheath worn over the penis during intercourse
Synonyms: condom, rubber, safe, safety
Adj.1.prophylactic - capable of preventing conception or impregnation; "contraceptive devices and medications"
2.prophylactic - tending to ward off; "the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze
3.prophylactic - preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease; "preventive medicine"; "vaccines are prophylactic"; "a prophylactic drug"
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