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

Other Words from anti-infective

anti-infective noun
oral and topical anti-infectives

First Known Use of anti-infective

1844, in the meaning defined above

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anti-infective

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

Medical Definition of anti-infective 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

anti-infective

noun

Medical Definition of anti-infective (Entry 2 of 2)

: an anti-infective agent

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