an·​ti·​chla·​myd·​i·​al ˌan-tē-klə-ˈmi-dē-əl How to pronounce antichlamydial (audio)
: directed or effective against chlaymdia : destroying or inhibiting the growth of chlamydia
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Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antichlamydial was in 1969

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Cite this Entry

“Antichlamydial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


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