antiparasitic

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adjective an·ti·par·a·sit·ic \ ˌan-tē-ˌper-ə-ˈsi-tik , -ˌpa-rə- , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or anti-parasitic

Definition of antiparasitic

:acting against parasites :used or intended to kill, repel, or remove parasites
  • antiparasitic drugs/medicine

antiparasitic

or anti-parasitic noun
    • Most consumer spending is still on traditional pet medications like antiparasitics
    • —James Vlahos

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First Known Use of antiparasitic

1857


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antiparasitic

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adjective an·ti·par·a·sit·ic \ ˌant-i-ˌpar-ə-ˈsit-ik, ˌan-ˌtī- \

medical Definition of antiparasitic

:acting against parasites
  • antiparasitic drugs

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