antiparasitic


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an·ti·par·a·sit·ic

 (ăn′tē-păr′ə-sĭt′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Destroying or inhibiting the growth and reproduction of human or animal parasites.
n.
An antiparasitic drug.

antiparasitic

(ˌæntɪˌpærəˈsɪtɪk)
adj
acting against infection by parasites
n
pharmacol a drug that prevents infection by parasites
Translations

antiparasitic

[ˌæntɪˌpaerəˈsɪtɪk] ADJantiparasitario

antiparasitic

adj antiparasitario
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