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As Prophylactics (preventives) of the fever, Macrotin, Bell.
These two medicines serve as prophylactics (preventives) of Cholera.
Gestures, too, often intentionally obscene, were regarded as prophylactics on meeting the dreaded individual.
Prophylactics are remedies employed to prevent the attack of any particular disease, such as quinine, &c.
The almost universal dependence upon amulets, as prophylactics or healing agencies, originated through popular ignorance and fear.
Like amulets, they were formerly worn on the body, either as prophylactics or as healing agents.
Those who would use prophylactics would be no worse morally than they were before, but society would gain hygienically.
SEX-EDUCATIONMAURICE ALPHEUS BIGELOW
A prophet and a seer he is, not a glib socialist exposing municipal evils and offering ready-made prophylactics.
ICONOCLASTSJAMES HUNEKER
The employment of aromatics as prophylactics is not less beneficial in children than in adults.
Indeed, nature herself seems to have pointed them out as prophylactics against the diseases of hot weather.

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