anti-infective

adjective an·ti-in·fec·tive \ ˌan-tē-in-ˈfek-tiv , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-infective

: used to prevent or treat infection
  • anti-infective medications

anti-infective

noun
    • oral and topical anti-infectives

First Known Use of anti-infective

1844

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anti-infective

adjective an·ti-in·fec·tive \ -in-ˈfek-tiv \

medical Definition of anti-infective

: used against or tending to counteract or prevent infection
  • anti-infective agents

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anti-infective

noun

medical Definition of anti-infective

: an anti-infective agent

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