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 (ănt′hĕl-mĭn′tĭk, ăn′thĕl-) also ant·hel·min·thic (-thĭk)
Acting to expel or destroy parasitic intestinal worms.
An agent that destroys or causes the expulsion of parasitic intestinal worms.

[ant(i)- + Greek helmins, helminth-, worm; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˌænθɛlˈmɪntɪk) ,




(Pharmacology) med another name for vermifuge


(ˌænt hɛlˈmɪn tɪk, ˌæn θɛl-)

1. of or pertaining to a substance capable of destroying or eliminating parasitic worms, esp. human intestinal helminths.
2. an anthelmintic substance.
[1675–85; ant- + helmint (h) ic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthelmintic - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal wormsanthelmintic - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
mebendazole - an anthelmintic used to treat hookworm and pinworm and roundworm infestations
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
piperazine - vermifuge used to treat infestations by roundworms or pinworms
Atabrine, mepacrine, quinacrine, quinacrine hydrochloride - a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
carbon dichloride, ethylene tetrachloride, tetrachlorethylene, tetrachloroethylene - anthelmintic agent used against hookworm and other nematodes
thiabendazole - an antifungal agent and anthelmintic
crystal violet, gentian violet - a green crystal (violet in water) used as a dye or stain or bactericide or fungicide or anthelmintic or burn treatment
Adj.1.anthelmintic - capable of expelling or destroying parasitic wormsanthelmintic - capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"


adj & n antihelmíntico
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