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amebicide

noun ame·bi·cide

Medical Definition of amebicide

  1. :  a substance used to kill or capable of killing amoebas and especially parasitic amebas

amebicidal or amoebicidal also amebacidal or amoebacidal \ə-ˌmē-bə-ˈsīd-əl\play adjective


Variants of amebicide

or amoebicide also amebacide or amoebacide \ə-ˈmē-bə-ˌsīd\play

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