phylactic


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phylactic

[filak′tik]
Etymology: Gk, phylax, guard
1 serving to protect.
2 something that produces phylaxis.

phylactic

(fĭ-lăk′tĭk) [Gr. phylaktikos, preservative]
Concerning or producing phylaxis.
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I have not encountered any problems with infection, nor do I use any pro phylactic antibiotics.
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