prophylatic

prophylatic

treatment, generally chemotherapeutic (see CHEMOTHERAPY or immunological (see IMMUNOTHERAPY), to protect an individual from a disease before any symptoms have been observed.
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Prophylatic ankle braces and knee varus-valgus and internal-external rotation torque.
Attenuation of iron-nitrilotriacetate (Fe-NTA)-mediated renal oxidative stress, toxicity and hyperproliferative response by the prophylatic treatment of rats with garlic oil.
Prophylatic value of DDS against leprosy--an interim report.
Abrasive effect and fluorine uptake from polishing and prophylatic pastes (author's transl).
0% (18/120) of them at the time of transplantation, and current prophylatic immunosuppressive scheme was a combination of the following drugs: prednisone (n = 103; 94.
Seven patients received radiation, of which 6 were prophylatic.
A randomized controlled trial of very early prophylatic ligation of the ductus arteriosus in babies who weighed 1000g or less at birth.
Ross was tested as OMF164 in replicated yield trials at Corvallis, OR, from 2000 to 2003, where single prophylatic sprays of the insecticide Capture (bifenthrin) were applied in January or February of each year to control meadowfoam fly (Scaptomyza apicalis Hardy) (Fisher et al.
This advance has resulted in the availability of genetic presymptomatic testing for some families and the option of an informed decision regarding prophylatic mastectomy.
Persons who must travel to these areas should 1) avoid rat-infested areas--especially areas where dead rats have been observed; 2) apply insect repellents to ankles and legs, and apply repellents and insecticides to clothing and outer bedding as directed by the manufacturer; 3) avoid handling dead or sick animals; and 4) if the risk for exposure is high, take prophylatic antibiotics.
The prophylatic efficay of fluoxetine in unipola depression.