Antrycide

noun
An·​try·​cide | \ˈantrəˌsīd\

Definition of Antrycide 

medical

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

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History and Etymology for Antrycide

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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