taeniacide


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tae·ni·a·cide

also te·ni·a·cide  (tē′nē-ə-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent that kills tapeworms.

taeniacide

(ˈtiːnɪəˌsaɪd) or

teniacide

n
(Pharmacology) a substance, esp a drug, that kills tapeworms

taeniacide, teniacide

an agent or preparation for killing tapeworms. — taeniacidal, teniacidal, adj.
See also: Worms
an agent or preparation for killing tapeworms. — taeniacidal, teniacidal, adj.
See also: Infestation, Killing
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The decoction of the stem bark extract is commonly used for treating jaundice, dermatoses, malaria, fever, mucous diarrhea, and venereal diseases as well as for hookworm infection and a taeniacide remedy [2, 3].