anti–leprosy

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adjective an·ti–lep·ro·sy \ˌan-tē-ˈle-prə-sē, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or less commonly

antileprosy

Definition of anti–leprosy

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

First Known Use of anti–leprosy

1878


Medical Dictionary

anti–leprosy

adjective an·ti–lep·ro·sy \-ˈlep-rə-sē\
variants: also

antileprosy

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Medical Definition of anti–leprosy

  1. :  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, 17 June 2001


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