parasiticides

parasiticide

[par-uh-sit-uh-sahyd]
noun
1.
an agent or preparation that destroys parasites.
adjective
2.
destructive to parasites.

Origin:
1860–65; parasite + -i- + -cide

parasiticidal, adjective
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parasiticide (ˌpærəˈsɪtɪˌsaɪd)
 
n
1.  any substance capable of destroying parasites
 
adj
2.  destructive to parasites
 
parasiti'cidal
 
adj

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parasiticide par·a·sit·i·cide (pār'ə-sĭt'ĭ-sīd')
n.
An agent or a preparation used to destroy parasites. adj.
Destructive to parasites.


par'a·sit'i·cid'al (-sīd'l) adj.
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