diethylcarbamazine

noun
di·​eth·​yl·​car·​bam·​a·​zine | \ ˌdī-ˌe-thəl-kär-ˈba-mə-ˌzēn How to pronounce diethylcarbamazine (audio) , -zən \

Definition of diethylcarbamazine

: an anthelmintic administered in the form of its crystalline citrate C10H21N3O·C6H8O7 especially to control human filariasis and large nematodes (such as heartworms) in dogs and cats

First Known Use of diethylcarbamazine

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diethylcarbamazine

di- + ethyl + carboxy- + amide + azine

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The first known use of diethylcarbamazine was in 1948

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“Diethylcarbamazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diethylcarbamazine. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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diethylcarbamazine

noun
di·​eth·​yl·​car·​bam·​azine | \ ˌdī-ˌeth-əl-kär-ˈbam-ə-ˌzēn, -zən How to pronounce diethylcarbamazine (audio) \

Medical Definition of diethylcarbamazine

: an anthelmintic derived from piperazine and administered in the form of its crystalline citrate C10H21N3O·C6H8O7 especially to control filariasis in humans and large roundworms in dogs and cats

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