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preventive

1. Med
a. tending to prevent disease; prophylactic
b. of or relating to the branch of medicine concerned with prolonging life and preventing disease
2. (in Britain) of, relating to, or belonging to the customs and excise service or the coastguard
3. Med any drug or agent that tends to prevent or protect against disease
4. another name for contraceptive
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For instance, among the known bacterial genera, Prevotella was the most predominant regardless of diet or location in the rumen [45,46].
The magic bacterium is prevotella, and according to a recent study, only half of us have it in sufficient numbers.
he researchers found that those who had a higher ratio of Prevotella to Bacteroides and followed the New Nordic Diet lost more body fat than those with the same ratio following the Average Danish Diet.
Porphyromonas gingivalis and Prevotella melaninogenica were absent from the samples of both black stain and control subjects.
Otras bacterias importantes en las infecciones uterinas son Prevotella sp, Fusobacterium necrophorum y Fusobacterium nucleatum (17).
The most common organisms were Veillonella (8 of 15 samples) and Prevotella (5 of 15 samples).
The study supports selective destruction of Pg and Prevotella intermedia (Pi) at depths of 3-4mm using a 1064nm pulsedNd:YAG laser.
Bacteroides and Prevotella are the most common anaerobes.
Bacteroides species seem to be dominant in subjects eating a Western diet rich in proteins, while Prevotella species are dominant in those individuals eating a mainly fiber-rich diet.
Further study is requiring for determined the roles of the other bacterial SAgs such as Prevotella copri33 in SF of RA patients.
Herpes virus-associated periodontal sites tend to harbour elevated levels of periodontopathic bacteria, including Dialister pneumosintes, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Tannerella forsythia, Prevotella intermedia, Prevotella nigrescens, Treponema denticola, Campylobacter rectus and Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans.
42) A recent small study of patients with RA found that 75% of those with new onset RA had Prevotella copri bacteria as the predominant species, and patients with chronic RA had a decrease in Bacteroides species compared to healthy counterparts.