Prophylactic in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Prophylactic

something used to prevent a disease

Examples of Prophylactic in a sentence

Although the medicine has proven to be prophylactic, it does not prevent infection in all cases.  🔊

Many older people swear that orange juice is prophylactic, but scientists have proven that sugary drinks can actually lesson your immune system.  🔊

Prophylactic mastectomy was recommended for the patient with genetic markers leading to breast cancer.  🔊

Unfortunately, there is no prophylactic treatment for children of HIV positive mothers that will stop them from getting the disease.  🔊

Prophylactic treatments are available to stop one from getting influenza, but they do not work one hundred percent of the time.  🔊

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