antitrypanosomal

adjective
an·​ti·​try·​pano·​som·​al | \ -trip-ˌan-ə-ˈsō-məl How to pronounce antitrypanosomal (audio) \
variants: also antitrypanosome \ -​trip-​ˈan-​ə-​ˌsōm How to pronounce antitrypanosome (audio) \

Medical Definition of antitrypanosomal

: trypanocidal The threat of catastrophic shortages of antitrypanosomal drugs comes at a time when efforts to control sleeping sickness are failing all over Africa.— Pamela Nagami, Bitten: True Medical Stories of Bites and Stings, 2005

Comments on antitrypanosomal

What made you want to look up antitrypanosomal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

standardized text or formulaic language

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Finance Words Quiz

  • a-piggy-bank
  • The etymology of mortgage is related most closely to which two words?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!