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vermicide

[vur-muh-sahyd] /ˈvɜr məˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
a substance or agent used to kill worms, especially a drug used to kill parasitic intestinal worms.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; vermi- + -cide
Related forms
vermicidal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vermicidal

vermicide

/ˈvɜːmɪˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
any substance used to kill worms
Derived Forms
vermicidal, adjective
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vermicidal in Medicine

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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