antimalarial

adjective an·ti·ma·lar·i·al \ -mə-ˈler-ē-əl \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of antimalarial

: serving to prevent, control, or cure malaria

antimalarial

noun

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First Known Use of antimalarial

1843


Medical Dictionary

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antimalarial

adjective an·ti·ma·lar·i·al \ -mə-ˈler-ē-əl \
variants: or antimalaria play \-ē-ə\

medical Definition of antimalarial

: serving to prevent, check, or cure malaria

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antimalarial

noun

medical Definition of antimalarial

: an antimalarial drug

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