vermicide


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ver·mi·cide

 (vûr′mĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent used to kill worms, especially parasitic worms.

ver′mi·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

vermicide

(ˈvɜːmɪˌsaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any substance used to kill worms
ˌvermiˈcidal adj

ver•mi•cide

(ˈvɜr məˌsaɪd)

n.
a substance used to kill worms.

vermicide

a substance for killing worms, especially intestinal worms, in animals or humans. Cf. vermifuge.
See also: Worms
a substance for killing worms, especially intestinal worms, in animals or humans. Cf. vermifuge.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vermicide - an agent that kills worms (especially those in the intestines)
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
Translations

vermicide

[ˈvɜːmɪsaɪd] Nvermicida m

vermicide

nWurmmittel nt, → Vermizid nt (spec)

ver·mi·cide

n. vermicida, vermífugo, agente destructor de vermes (gusanos).
References in periodicals archive ?
Acacia sieberiana has been utilized traditionally for treatment of skin eruptions and rheumatic pains and in treatment of syphilis, gastritis, cough, fever, ringworm, leprosy, epilepsy, dysentery, and mouth ulcers, as a vermicide and contraceptive [27].
Roots and leaves used in eczema, ringworm and other skin diseases, liver disorders, rheumatic pain, spleen enlargement, gout, abscess, backache; seeds used as vermicide. It was also used to control population of mosquitoes.
* Analgesic: Relieves or dampens sensation of pain.* Anthelmintic: (Also know as vermicide or vermifuge) destroys and expels intestinal worms.