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diethylcarbamazine

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noun di·eth·yl·car·bam·a·zine \ˌdī-ˌe-thəl-kär-ˈba-mə-ˌzēn, -zən\

Definition of diethylcarbamazine

  1. :  an anthelmintic administered in the form of its crystalline citrate C10H21N3O·C6H8O7 especially to control human filariasis and large nematodes (as heartworms) in dogs and cats



Origin and Etymology of diethylcarbamazine

di- + ethyl + carboxy- + amide + azine


First Known Use: 1948


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diethylcarbamazine

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noun di·eth·yl·car·bam·azine \ˌdī-ˌeth-əl-kär-ˈbam-ə-ˌzēn, -zən\

Medical Definition of diethylcarbamazine

  1. :  an anthelmintic derived from piperazine and administered in the form of its crystalline citrate C10H21N3O·C6H8O7 especially to control filariasis in humans and large roundworms in dogs and cats




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