Definition of prophylaxis in English:
Action taken to prevent disease, especially by specified means or against a specified disease: the treatment and prophylaxis of angina pectoris
More example sentences
- In those who are severely immunosuppressed the treatment and prophylaxis of opportunistic infections remains important.
- Containment may not be possible without vaccination, prophylaxis or effective treatment.
- Most urologic procedures do not require preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis.