parasiticidal

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adjective par·a·sit·i·cid·al \ˌper-ə-ˌsi-tə-ˈsī-dəl, ˌpa-rə-\

Definition of parasiticidal

  1. :  destructive to parasites

parasiticide

play \ˌper-ə-ˈsi-tə-ˌsīd, ˌpa-rə-\ noun

1892

First Known Use of parasiticidal

1892


Medical Dictionary

parasiticidal

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adjective par·a·sit·i·ci·dal \-ˌsit-ə-ˈsīd-əl\

Medical Definition of parasiticidal

  1. :  destructive to parasites the parasiticidal action of a substance


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