Pronunciation: (kē"mō-prō"fu-lak'sis, -prof"u-, kem"ō-), [key]
prevention of disease by means of chemical agents or drugs or by food nutrients. Also called che•mo•pre•ven•tion Pronunciation: (kē"mō-pri-ven'shun). [key]
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