parasiticide


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par·a·sit·i·cide

 (păr′ə-sĭt′ĭ-sīd′)
n.
An agent or preparation used to destroy parasites.

par′a·sit′i·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

parasiticide

(ˌpærəˈsɪtɪˌsaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any substance capable of destroying parasites
adj
(Biology) destructive to parasites
ˌparaˌsitiˈcidal adj

par•a•sit•i•cide

(ˌpær əˈsɪt əˌsaɪd)

n.
1. a substance that destroys parasites.
adj.
2. destructive to parasites.
par`a•sit`i•cid′al, adj.
Translations

par·a·sit·i·cide

n. parasiticida, agente destructor de parásitos.
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