scabicide

[skab-uh-sahyd]
adjective
1.
Also, scabicidal. destructive to the organisms causing scabies.
noun
2.
a scabicide agent.

Origin:
scabi(es) + -cide

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scabicide sca·bi·cide (skā'bĭ-sīd')
n.
An agent that kills itch mites.


sca'bi·cid'al (-sīd'l) adj.
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Example sentences
Fingernails and toenails should be clipped and scabicide applied under the nails.
Some of these individuals had already been treated with a scabicide by their private physicians.
Scabicide lotion or cream should be applied to all areas of the body from the neck down to the feet and toes.
Getting the scabicide into the eyes or mouth must be avoided.
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