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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“Antrycide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Antrycide. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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