anti-leprosy

adjective an·ti-lep·ro·sy \ ˌan-tē-ˈle-prə-sē , ˌan-tī- \
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

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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 FordThe Orlando Sentinel17 June 2001

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