Medical Dictionary

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protective

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adjective pro·tec·tive \prə-ˈtek-tiv\

Medical Definition of protective

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


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protective

noun pro·tec·tive

Medical Definition of protective

  1. :  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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