vermifuge

[vur-muh-fyooj]
adjective
1.
serving to expel worms or other animal parasites from the intestines, as a medicine.
noun
2.
a vermifuge medicine or agent.

Origin:
1690–1700; vermi- + -fuge

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vermifuge (ˈvɜːmɪˌfjuːdʒ)
 
n
any drug or agent able to destroy or expel intestinal worms; an anthelmintic
 
vermifugal
 
adj

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vermifuge ver·mi·fuge (vûr'mə-fyōōj')
n.
See anthelmintic.

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The turpentine obtained from the resin of all pine trees is antiseptic, diuretic, rubefacient and vermifuge.
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