immunoprophylaxis

noun

im·​mu·​no·​pro·​phy·​lax·​is
-ˌprō-fə-ˈlak-səs also -ˌpräf-ə-
plural immunoprophylaxes -ˌsēz How to pronounce immunoprophylaxis (audio)
: the prevention of disease by the production of active or passive immunity
immunoprophylactic adjective

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“Immunoprophylaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/immunoprophylaxis. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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