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anti-infective

[an-tee-in-fek-tiv, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti ɪnˈfɛk tɪv, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a substance used in the treatment of an infection.
noun
2.
any such substance, as bacitracin.
Related forms
anti-infectiveness, noun
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antiinfective in Medicine

anti-infective an·ti-in·fec·tive (ān'tē-ĭn-fěk'tĭv, ān'tī-)
adj.
Capable of preventing or counteracting infection.

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