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albendazole

noun al·ben·da·zole \ ˌal-ˈben-də-ˌzōl \

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 NelsonThe Washington Post18 Dec. 2000

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