cysticidal

adjective

cys·​ti·​cid·​al ˌsis-tə-ˈsīd-ᵊl How to pronounce cysticidal (audio)
: 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 12 Apr. 2024.

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