Definition of immunoprophylaxis in English:

immunoprophylaxis

noun

Medicine
  • The prevention of disease by immunization or other immunological methods.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Journal of Parasitology. From immuno- + prophylaxis.

Pronunciation

immunoprophylaxis

/ˌɪmjʊnəʊˌprɒfɪˈlaksɪs/ /ɪˌmjuːnəʊˌprɒfɪˈlaksɪs/