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A substance or agent used to kill insects and other arthropods.

in·sec′ti·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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Adj.1.insecticidal - of or relating to insecticide


adj insecticida
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QUETTA, October 09, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Governor Balochistan Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi has directed the health department and district administration to launch campaign of insecticidal spray in the city as part of precautionary measures against dengue fever.