(Greek: against, opposed to, preventive; used as a prefix)
Don't confuse this anti- ("against, preventive") with the anti- which means "before".
2. The relationship between lexical items that are binary opposites in meaning (example: alive and dead), gradable opposites in meaning (example: young and old), or converse opposites (example: buy and sell).
There is evidence that cathelicidin peptides (which are chemotactic, angiogenic, and bactericidal, and are important for innate immune responses in the skin) are involved in the pathogenesis of rosacea.