prophylactic

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prophylactic

adjective preservative, preventative, preventive, protective, safeguarding, salutary
Associated concepts: prophylactic rule
See also: preventive, protective, remedial, salutary
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A well-organised effort to offer prophylactic vaccination to the whole population will hold tremendous benefit for future generations of women.
Therefore, in order to incorporate the therapeutic intervention along with prophylactic vaccination, several attempts were made to develop chimeric vaccines (35,36).
The application of control policies, ranging from stamping out to emergency and prophylactic vaccination, are discussed on the basis of data generated in recent outbreaks, and in the light of new regulations, also in view of the maintenance of good animal welfare.
dietary and laundry) pending prophylactic vaccination of the exposed and expanded staff.