anti-leprosy

adjective
an·​ti-lep·​ro·​sy | \ ˌan-tē-ˈle-prə-sē, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-leprosy (audio) \
variants: or less commonly antileprosy

Definition of anti-leprosy

: used or effective against leprosy anti-leprosy drugs/treatment

First Known Use of anti-leprosy

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-leprosy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-leprosy. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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anti-leprosy

adjective
an·​ti-lep·​ro·​sy | \ -ˈlep-rə-sē \
variants: also antileprosy

Medical Definition of anti-leprosy

: used or effective against leprosy anti-leprosy drugs One of the biggest obstacles to developing anti-leprosy treatments is that the leprosy organism can't be easily replicated in the test tube.— Steven Ford, The Orlando Sentinel

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