prevent

(redirected from prevented)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.
Related to prevented: meliorate, Denunciate

PREVENT

Cardiology Any of a number of clinical trials:
1. Prevention of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism.
2. Program in Ex Vivo Vein Graft Engineering via Transfection.
3. Proliferation Reduction with Vascular Energy Trial.
4. Prospective Randomized Evaluation of the Vascular Effects of Norvasc® Trial.

prevent,

v to keep from happening or existing, especially by precautionary measures.
References in periodicals archive ?
Dry skin, if not properly prevented or treated, can lead to stasis dermatitis and, ultimately, to ulcers.
Previously we demonstrated conclusively that co-administration of MCT-465 with our patented antigen-presenting immunoglobulin therapeutic ('IgNP') completely destroyed tumors and prevented mortality," said Dr.
We assessed the public health impact in terms of the cumulative percentage of infections prevented and the cumulative percentage of TB cases prevented.
To determine whether the antibody combination had prevented the nine mice from recognizing the transplanted hearts as foreign, the researchers gave five of the micce two skin grafts each--one from the heart donor and another from a different, unmatched mouse.
The participating hospitals have not only prevented an estimated 120,000 unnecessary deaths, but they've also proven that it's possible for the healthcare community to come together voluntarily to rapidly make significant changes in patient care.
The high apo A-1 levels prevented fatty arterial streaks even in engineered mice fed high-fat "cookies" made of mouse chow and large amounts of dairy butter.
The participating hospitals have not only prevented an estimated 122,300 unnecessary deaths, but they've also proven that it's possible for the healthcare community to come together voluntarily to rapidly make significant changes in patient care.
In addition, FG-3019 prevented cardiovascular dysfunction and prevented and reversed edema (swelling due to leakage from microvasculature).
a leading provider of e-mail outbreak protection, announced findings today from Avinti Labs that by testing suspicious e-mail attachments in a virtual machine, worms like today's Kama Sutra and future variants using similar techniques can be identified and prevented days or even weeks before they are set to deliver their malicious payload.
Fortunately, property damage caused by earthquakes and ensuing fires can be prevented or minimized by following a comprehensive emergency plan before and after an earthquake.
During the review process, Primary Response maintained its promise in detecting and preventing the spread of zero-day worms and malicious spyware, and prevented worms, Trojans, root kits, keyloggers and bots from executing the tested system.