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Noun1.antiprotozoal - a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoaantiprotozoal - a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa
antimalarial, antimalarial drug - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Flagyl, metronidazole - antiprotozoal medication (trade name Flagyl) used to treat trichomoniasis and giardiasis
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Summary: Betulinic acid (triterpene) has shown an immense potential towards the development of anticancer, antiviral, antimalarial, antifungal, antioxidant and antiprotozoal agents.
This industry includes establishments that produce antibiotics to treat bacterial infections, anti-viral drugs to treat viral infections, anti-fungal drugs to treat fungal infections, anti- helminthic drugs to kill internal parasites and antiprotozoal agents.
It is antimicrobial, antiprotozoal, and anti-inflammatory.
azurea, more than 40 bioactive peptides have been isolated to date with attention to phylloseptins with antibacterial, antiprotozoal activities and low-hemolytic action (Leite et al., 2005; Conceicao et al., 2006; Kuckelhaus, Leite, MunizJunqueira, Sampaio, Bloch Jr., & Tosta, 2009; Calderon, Silva, Ciancaglini, & Stabeli, 2011).
Though some possess antiprotozoal qualities, an antibiotic cannot cure viral infections such as cold flu and influenza.In ancient Greek, antibiotic means "opposing life".
The BNBi is expected to provide maintenance medicines for hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia as well as medicines for out-patient care such as antibiotics, antithrombotic, antacids, antiasthma, antiprotozoal, rehydration solution and immunological, the DOH said.
Effects of potential dietary antiprotozoal supplements on rumen fermentation and digestibility in heifers.
It is a natural nucleoside with antifungal, antiviral and antiprotozoal activities (20,21)
When lauric acid is present in the body, it is converted into monolaurin which has good antiviral, antimicrobial, antiprotozoal and antifungal properties,' it added.
The outer shell of the Urfa pistachio nut, which has antibacterial, antifungal, antiprotozoal, and antiviral effects (42, 43, 53, 54), should not be seen as a waste product.