: a white crystalline compound derived from quinoline and used in the control of trypanosomiasis in cattle

Word History


originally a trademark of the pharmaceuticals branch of Imperial Chemical Industries; probably formed from Antrypol, a German commercial name for the trypanocidal drug suramin + -cide

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“Antrycide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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