anti-tetanus

adjective
\ -ˈtet-ᵊn-əs, -ˈtet-nəs \

Medical Definition of anti-tetanus 

: preventing or treating tetanus If, by some chance, one of your dogs does sustain a bite, treatment with antibiotics and an anti-tetanus shot may be advisable after thoroughly cleaning the bite. —Michael Fox, The Washington Post, 10 Sept. 2002

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