Antrycide

noun An·try·cide \ˈantrəˌsīd\

Definition of Antrycide

medical

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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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