taeniafuge

taeniafuge

[tee-nee-uh-fyooj]
noun Medicine/Medical.
an agent or medicine for expelling tapeworms from the body.
Also, teniafuge.


Origin:
1855–60; taenia + -fuge

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taeniafuge or (US) teniafuge (ˈtiːnɪəˌfjuːdʒ)
 
n
a substance, esp a drug, that expels tapeworms from the body of their host
 
teniafuge or (US) teniafuge
 
n

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taeniafuge tae·ni·a·fuge or te·ni·a·fuge (tē'nē-ə-fyōōj')
n.
An agent that expels tapeworms from the body.

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