antichlamydial

adjective
an·​ti·​chla·​myd·​i·​al | \ ˌan-tē-klə-ˈmi-dē-əl How to pronounce antichlamydial (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of antichlamydial

medical
: directed or effective against chlaymdia : destroying or inhibiting the growth of chlamydia antichlamydial drugs

First Known Use of antichlamydial

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Antichlamydial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antichlamydial. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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antichlamydial

adjective
an·​ti·​chla·​myd·​i·​al | \ -klə-ˈmid-ē-əl How to pronounce antichlamydial (audio) \

Medical Definition of antichlamydial

: directed or effective against chlamydia : destroying or inhibiting the growth of chlamydia … antimicrobial regimens with antichlamydial activity should be a part of all regimens employed. — Lawrence L. Sanders, Jr., The Journal of the American Medical Association, 4 Apr. 1986 antichlamydial drugs

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