cysticidal

adjective
cys·​ti·​cid·​al | \ ˌsis-tə-ˈsīd-ᵊl How to pronounce cysticidal (audio) \

Medical Definition of cysticidal

: killing or tending to kill an encysted stage of an organism a cysticidal agent such as chlorine

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“Cysticidal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cysticidal. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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