Phylactic | definition of phylactic by Medical dictionary
Also found in: Dictionary
Etymology: Gk, phylax, guard
1 serving to protect.
2 something that produces phylaxis.
phylactic (fĭ-lăk′tĭk) [Gr. phylaktikos, preservative]
Concerning or producing phylaxis.
References in periodicals archive
It should not be given to people who have had a confirmed ana phylactic
reaction (experiencing shock or difficulty breathing) after being exposed to egg products.
I have not encountered any problems with infection, nor do I use any pro phylactic
, alias Brendan Boyd, failed to show up yesterday for the show's second day.