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prophylaxis

Saltos de línea: prophy|laxis
Pronunciación: /ˌprɒfɪˈlaksɪs
 
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Definición de prophylaxis en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Treatment given or action taken to prevent disease: [with modifier]: all patients received preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis stroke prophylaxis
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
Sinónimos
preventive treatment, prevention, protection

Origen

mid 19th century: modern Latin, from pro-2 'before' + Greek phulaxis 'act of guarding'.

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