preventative


pre·ven·ta·tive

adjective or noun \-ˈven-tə-tiv\

Definition of PREVENTATIVE

First Known Use of PREVENTATIVE

circa 1666

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

pre·ven·ta·tive

adjective or noun \pri-ˈvent-ət-iv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PREVENTATIVE

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