There are 2 translations of prophylactic in Spanish:

prophylactic1

Pronunciation: /ˌprəʊfəˈlæktɪk; ˌprɑː-; ˌprɒfɪˈlæktɪk/

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Word of the day merienda
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afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 2 translations of prophylactic in Spanish:

prophylactic2

n

  • 1.1 [Med] [Pharm] fármaco (m) profiláctico
    More example sentences
    • It is an anti-oestrogen widely used in the adjuvant therapy of breast cancer and is also used as a prophylactic to prevent the disease in high-risk women.
    • In animal experiments and observational research, vitamin E, a potent antioxidant, looks promising as a prophylactic against cardiovascular disease and cancer, but short term clinical trials have been disappointing.
    • Its use as a prophylactic, especially in cardiac surgery, may increase.
    More example sentences
    • As the primary vehicle for the sale of prophylactics, drugstores brought condoms within the reach of increasing numbers of American males.
    • In Maryland, it is illegal to sell condoms from vending machines with one exception: prophylactics may be dispensed from a vending machine only in places where alcoholic beverages are sold for consumption on the premises.
    • Faced with an epidemic of gonorrhea and syphilis, American commanders overseas ignored domestic advice-givers and followed the French practice of providing their men with prophylactics.
    1.2 (condom) profiláctico (m) [formal], preservativo (m), condón (m)

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Word of the day merienda
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afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more