Antiinfective

Heartburn Pictures Slideshow: Foods to Eat, Foods to Avoid

Medical Definition of Antiinfective

Antiinfective: Something capable of acting against infection, by inhibiting the spread of an infectious agent or by killing the infectious agent outright.

Anti-infective is a general term that encompasses antibacterials, antibiotics, antifungals, antiprotozoans and antivirals.


Quick GuideHeartburn: Causes, Symptoms, Remedies, Treatments

Heartburn: Causes, Symptoms, Remedies, Treatments

Subscribe to MedicineNet's General Health Newsletter

By clicking Submit, I agree to the MedicineNet's Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of MedicineNet's subscriptions at any time.

Reviewed on 6/9/2016

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors