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    prophylactic

    prophylactic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word prophylactic

    Definition
    (noun) remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    Synonyms : preventative , preventive
    Example Sentence
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
    Definition
    (noun) contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
    Synonyms : condom , rubber , safe , safety
    Definition
    (adj) capable of preventing conception or impregnation
    Example Sentence
    • contraceptive devices and medications
    Definition
    (adj) warding off
    Synonyms : cautionary
    Example Sentence
    • the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples
    Definition
    (adj) preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease
    Synonyms : preventative , preventive
    Example Sentence
    • preventive medicine
    • vaccines are prophylactic
    • a prophylactic drug
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for prophylactic

pro+phy+lactic -> professionals use lactic acid(in milk) to prevent diseases.

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professional physicians use lactic acid to cure diseases.

professionals recommend lactation(lactic) for small babies to prevent diseases

PRO+PHY+LACTIC = PROfessional PHYsician prescribing LACTIC acid to prevent diseases

PROfessional porn actors always use CONDOM when getting PHYsical..its to prevent from disease to spread.

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