◄ Preventive ►

1. (a.) Going before; preceding.

2. (a.) Tending to defeat or hinder; obviating; preventing the access of; as, a medicine preventive of disease.

3. (n.) That which prevents, hinders, or obstructs; that which intercepts access; in medicine, something to prevent disease; a prophylactic.

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