Medical Dictionary

1

protective

adjective pro·tec·tive \ prə-ˈtek-tiv \

medical Definition of protective

: serving to protect the body or one of its parts from disease or injury
  • a protective reflex

2

protective

noun

medical Definition of protective

: an agent (as a medicine or a dressing) that protects the body or one of its parts (as from irritation or injury)
  • vitamins are protectives against certain deficiency diseases


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