parasiticidal

adjective
par·​a·​sit·​i·​cid·​al | \ ˌper-ə-ˌsi-tə-ˈsī-dᵊl How to pronounce parasiticidal (audio) , ˌpa-rə- \

Definition of parasiticidal

: destructive to parasites

Other Words from parasiticidal

parasiticide \ ˌper-​ə-​ˈsi-​tə-​ˌsīd How to pronounce parasiticide (audio) , ˌpa-​rə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of parasiticidal

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Parasiticidal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parasiticidal. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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parasiticidal

adjective
par·​a·​sit·​i·​ci·​dal | \ -ˌsit-ə-ˈsīd-ᵊl How to pronounce parasiticidal (audio) \

Medical Definition of parasiticidal

: destructive to parasites the parasiticidal action of a substance

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