Definition of antitetanus in English:

antitetanus

adjective

Medicine
  • Preventing or effective against tetanus.

    ‘an antitetanus injection’
    • ‘Much more commonly, anti-tetanus serum has been widely used to confer passive immunity after potentially contaminated minor injuries.’
    • ‘Contamination of any kind of wound can cause tetanus, and it is interesting to note that today in Germany those who get bitten by a dog are regularly given just an anti-tetanus shot.’
    • ‘In fact, there have been cases where consumers have had to take anti-tetanus injections following such bleeding injury to their fingers.’
    • ‘As a result, she had to be given an anti-tetanus injection, said Judge Beaumont, who was sitting with Lord Justice Clarke and Mr Justice Astill.’
    • ‘When he sought medical treatment he suffered a serious allergic reaction to an anti-tetanus injection given to him by a doctor.’

Pronunciation:

antitetanus

/ˌan(t)ēˈtetnəs//ˌanˌtīˈtetnəs/