thiabendazole

noun
thia·​ben·​da·​zole | \ ˌthī-ə-ˈben-də-ˌzōl How to pronounce thiabendazole (audio) \

Definition of thiabendazole

: a drug C10H7N3S used in the control of parasitic nematode worms and fungus infections and as an agricultural fungicide

Examples of thiabendazole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a new study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, researchers applied high concentrations of two common pesticides—a fungicide called thiabendazole and an insecticide called phosmet—to organic Gala apples. Jamie Ducharme, Time, "This Super Simple Household Item Gets Pesticides Off Apples, Study Says," 25 Oct. 2017 The very lengthy washing wiped out 80% of the thiabendazole and 96% of the phosmet. Jamie Ducharme, Time, "This Super Simple Household Item Gets Pesticides Off Apples, Study Says," 25 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of thiabendazole

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thiabendazole

thiazole + benz- + imide + azole

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“Thiabendazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiabendazole. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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thiabendazole

noun
thia·​ben·​da·​zole | \ ˌthī-ə-ˈben-də-ˌzōl How to pronounce thiabendazole (audio) \

Medical Definition of thiabendazole

: a drug C10H7N3S used in the control of parasitic nematodes and in the treatment of fungus infections and as an agricultural fungicide

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