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 application of bovine colostrum amelio-rates murine colitis via induction of immunoregulatory cells.
Prophylatic application of bovine colostrum ameliorates murine colitis via induction of immunoregulatory cells.
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).
Induction with immunosuppressants had been used by 15.0% (18/120) of them at the time of transplantation, and current prophylatic immunosuppressive scheme was a combination of the following drugs: prednisone (n = 103; 94.2%), mofetil mycofenolate (n = 80; 66.7%), tacrolimus (n = 60; 50.0%), cyclosporine (n = 55; 45.8%), azatioprine (n = 24; 20.0%), and sirolimus (n = 14; 11.7%).
Seven patients received radiation, of which 6 were prophylatic. Three patients received CNS prophylaxis with intrathecal chemotherapy.
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., 2000).