filaricide

Main Entry:  filaricide
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the killing of nematode worms; an agent that kills nematode worms
Etymology:  filaria 'nematode worm'
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filaricide fi·lar·i·cide (fə-lâr'ĭ-sīd')
n.
An agent that kills filariae.


fi·lar'i·cid'al (-sīd'l) adj.
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