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anthelmintic

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

Definition of ANTHELMINTIC

:  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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