vermicidal

vermicide

[vur-muh-sahyd]
noun
a substance or agent used to kill worms, especially a drug used to kill parasitic intestinal worms.

Origin:
1840–50; vermi- + -cide

vermicidal, adjective
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vermicide (ˈvɜːmɪˌsaɪd)
 
n
any substance used to kill worms
 
vermi'cidal
 
adj

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vermicidal ver·mi·cid·al (vûr'mĭ-sīd'l)
adj.
Destructive to parasitic intestinal worms.

vermicide ver·mi·cide (vûr'mĭ-sīd')
n.
An agent used to kill parasitic intestinal worms.

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