Definition of prophylactic:
refuge, condom, contraception, warning, abortion, broad-spectrum, anesthetic, barrier method, hinderance, antibiotic, protective, coil, birth control, golosh, natural rubber, combination, caoutchouc, prophylactic device, contraceptive device, synthetic rubber, diaphragm, cautionary, antidote, bionic, gumshoe, antenatal, safety device, clinical, monitory, base hit, safety, anabolic steroid, amphetamine, preventative, interference, antidepressant, hindrance, antacid, safe, analgesic, contraceptive, anaesthetic, arctic, allow, aseptic, precautionary, antifertility, bloodless, rubber eraser, preventive, abortionist, exemplary, anticoagulant, antimalarial, healthful, gum elastic, admonitory, galosh, abortionist, rubber, encumbrance, clear, guard, incumbrance, hitch, birth control device, antibacterial, pencil eraser.
- "The Social History of Smoking", G. L. Apperson.
- "The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays", James Russell Lowell.
In mild cases- that is, those in which the curvature is obliterated when the patient is suspended- the prophylactic measures above mentioned must be rigidly enforced, and gymnastic exercises should be prescribed.- "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson.