im·mu·no·pro·phy·lax·is -.prō-fə-'lak-səsalso -.präf-ə- n, pl -lax·es -.sēz the prevention of disease by the production of active or passive immunity
im·mu·no·pro·phy·lac·tic -'lak-tik adj

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im·mu·no·pro·phy·lax·is (im″u-no-pro″fə-lakґsis) the prevention of disease by the use of vaccines or therapeutic antisera.

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