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anti-infective

(ăn′tē-ĭn-fĕk′tĭv, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Capable of preventing or counteracting infection.
n.
An anti-infective substance.

anti-infective

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that counters an infection.

noun An uncommonly used synonym for an antibiotic or antimicrobial.

anti-infective

(ant″ē-in-fek′tiv) [ anti- + L. inficere, to corrupt, to infect]
1. Tending to combat infection.
2. An agent, such as an antibiotic, antifungal, or antiviral drug, that combats infection.

anti-infective

1. counteracting infection.
2. a substance that counteracts infection. Includes antiseptics, disinfectants, antibiotics, and antifungal and virucidal agents.
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