immunoprophylaxis

noun
im·​mu·​no·​pro·​phy·​lax·​is | \ -ˌprō-fə-ˈlak-səs also -ˌpräf-ə- \
plural immunoprophylaxes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce immunoprophylaxis (audio) \

Medical Definition of immunoprophylaxis

: the prevention of disease by the production of active or passive immunity

Other Words from immunoprophylaxis

immunoprophylactic \ -​ˈlak-​tik How to pronounce immunoprophylaxis (audio) \ adjective

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“Immunoprophylaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/immunoprophylaxis. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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