praziquantel

noun

praz·​i·​quan·​tel ˌpraz-i-ˈkwän-ˌtel How to pronounce praziquantel (audio)
: an anthelmintic drug C19H24N2O2 used especially in the treatment of schistosomiasis and infection by liver flukes

Note: Praziquantel is marketed under the trademark Biltricide.

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“Praziquantel.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/praziquantel. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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