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scabicide

[skab-uh-sahyd] /ˈskæb əˌsaɪd/
adjective
1.
Also, scabicidal. destructive to the organisms causing scabies.
noun
2.
a scabicide agent.
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Examples from the web for scabicide
  • 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.
scabicide in Medicine

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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