Definition of Prophylactic


  • contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
  • remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    "the doctor recommended several preventatives"


  • preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease
    "preventive medicine"
    "vaccines are prophylactic"
    "a prophylactic drug"
  • warding off
    "the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze
  • capable of preventing conception or impregnation
    "contraceptive devices and medications"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble prophylactic

780 unscramble word found using the letters prophylactic.

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