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anthelmintic

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adjective an·thel·min·tic \ˌant-ˌhel-ˈmin-tik, ˌan-ˌthel-\

Definition of anthelmintic

  1. :  expelling or destroying parasitic worms especially of the intestine

anthelmintic noun


Origin of anthelmintic

anti- + Greek helminth-, helmis worm


First Known Use: 1684


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