albendazole

noun

al·​ben·​da·​zole ˌal-ˈben-də-ˌzōl How to pronounce albendazole (audio)
: a broad-spectrum, anthelmintic drug C12H15N3O2S used especially to treat infections of humans and domestic animals that are caused by larvae of various tapeworms and nematodes
Albendazole is a potent parasite killer used to treat neurocysticercosis, or brain tapeworm.Deborah Nelson, The Washington Post

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“Albendazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/albendazole. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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