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An substance or agent that kills mollusks.

mol·lus′ci·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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relating to a preparation that kills molluscs
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The acetone extract of leaf has a great value to control the harmful aquatic snails (Lymnaea acuminata), and other molluscan pests as shown by the molluscicidal potential (Chauhan & Singh, 2010) against freshwater snail (an intermediate host of liver fluke in cattle and livestock).
Anemonin is recently reported as a potent protective molecule for osteoarthritis [40] molluscicidal properties [41], neuroprotective effects [42], inhibition of melanin synthesis [43], inhibition of inducible nitric oxide synthases [19] and for alleviating intestinal inflammation [44].
Toxicity and molluscicidal activity of the essential oil Pimenta dioica against the snail Biomphalaria glabrata
(2009), the alcoholic extracts of leaves and barks and the isolated compound, kaurenoic acid, showed significant molluscicidal and cercaricidal activities against adult Biomphalaria glabrata snails and Schistosoma mansoni cercariae, respectively.
Chemical constituents of ethanol extract of leaves and Molluscicidal activity of crude extracts from Vitex trifolia Linn.
These activities of bryophytes include cytotoxic, antitumor, cardiotonic, antifungal, antimicrobial, allergy causing, insect anti-feedant, insecticidal, molluscicidal, pesticidal, and plant growth regulatory features (Asakawa et al., 1980; Van Hoof et al., 1981; Asakawa et al., 1985; Basile et al., 1998a, b, c, 1999; Ilhan et al., 2006; Sabovljevic et al., 2006; Singh et al., 2007; Jovkovic et al., 2008; Bodade et al., 2008; Veljic et al., 2008; Dulger et al., 2009; Sabovljevic et al., 2010; Elibol et al., 2011).
aegyptiaca, referred to as balanitins, are based on steroidal aglycones (steroidal sapogenins) and were shown to have in vitro antiproliferative activity against human cancer cells (Beit-Yannai et al., 2011), antitumor (Al-Ghannam et al.,2013) and molluscicidal activities (Molla et al., 2013; Liu and Nakanishi, 1982).
Molluscicidal activity of the plant Eupatorium adenophorum against Oncomelania hupensis, the intermediate host snail of Schistosoma japonicum [J].
We also hypothesized pesticides targeting primaiy producers (atrazine: photosynthesis; metolachlor: gibberellins and mitosis) would have no effect on snail egestion or movement, whereas pesticides that target invertebrates (carbaryl) and a molluscicidal (chlorothalonil) would reduce snail egestion rate and movement.
Many biological and pharmacological researches have revealed several activities, such as antioxidant [13,40,14], antiviral [38,18], antifungal [44,45,6,43], antibacterial activity [46], antileishmanial [11], cancer chemopreventive [52,4], anti-diabetic [2,50], antispasmodic [17,7], hypotensive [17], antinociceptive [8] and molluscicidal [36], anti-inflammatory and analgesic agent [9].