antileishmanial

adjective
an·​ti·​leish·​man·​ial | \ -lēsh-ˈman-ē-əl, -ˈmān- How to pronounce antileishmanial (audio) \

Medical Definition of antileishmanial

: used or effective against leishmaniasis : destroying protozoa of the genus Leishmania antileishmanial activity Pentavalent antimony compounds have been the mainstay of antileishmanial therapy for half a century, but lipid formulations of amphotericin B … represent a major advance for treating visceral leishmaniasis.— Barbara L. Herwaldt, The Lancet, 2 Oct. 1999

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“Antileishmanial.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antileishmanial. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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