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antiparasitic

 [an″te-, an″ti-par″ah-sit´ik]
1. destroying parasites.
2. an agent that destroys parasites.

an·ti·par·a·sit·ic

(an'tē-par-ă-sit'ik),
Destructive to parasites.

antiparasitic

/an·ti·par·a·sit·ic/ (-par″ah-sit´ik) destructive to parasites, or an agent with this quality.

antiparasitic

(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

[-per′əsit′ik]
Etymology: Gk, anti + parasitos, guest
1 pertaining to a substance or procedure that kills parasites or inhibits their growth or reproduction.
2 an antiparasitic drug such as an amebicide, an anthelmintic, an antimalarial, a schistosomicide, a trichomonacide, or a trypanocide.

an·ti·par·a·sit·ic

(an'tē-par-ă-sit'ik)
Destructive to parasites.

an·ti·par·a·sit·ic

(an'tē-par-ă-sit'ik)
Destructive to parasites.

antiparasitic

1. destroying parasites.
2. an agent that destroys parasites.

antiparasitic agent
includes insecticides, acaricides and anthelmintics. Their suitability depends on their efficiency in reducing parasite loads, especially of the immature forms, the breadth of their therapeutic spectrum, safety, their ease of administration, cost and freedom from tissue residue problems and the development of resistance.
systemic antiparasitic
the medication is administered orally or by injection and exerts its effect when the target parasite sucks blood or other body fluids or is in contact with the agent in the gut lumen.
topical antiparasitic
medication applied directly to the skin.
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