albendazole

noun
al·​ben·​da·​zole | \ ˌal-ˈben-də-ˌzōl How to pronounce albendazole (audio) \

Medical Definition of albendazole

: 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, 18 Dec. 2000

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“Albendazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/albendazole. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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