anti-plaque

adjective

an·​ti-plaque ˌan-tē-ˈplak How to pronounce anti-plaque (audio)
ˌan-tī-
variants or antiplaque
: used to inhibit or prevent the formation of plaque on the teeth
an anti-plaque mouthwash

Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-plaque was in 1972

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“Anti-plaque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-plaque. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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