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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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We previously demonstrated that the 1000 mg/kg dose of the AVELE possess antiparasitic activity in the 4-day suppressive assay but not in the curative assay, which suggests that this crude plant extract in this study manifested suppressive but not curative activity (7).
There has been little published research to date reporting on the rate and variance of cowbird parasitism and the potential antiparasitic responses of redwings in these species' northeastern range of sympatry, including New York State, USA (S Table 1).
The importance base in use of antiparasitic drug is the increase of contact time of drugs with parasites is very effective in comparison with increase the dose of these drugs (Georgi and Georgi, 1990; Kassai, 1999; Reinemeyer and Courtney, 2001; Soulsby, 1986; Urquhart et al.
See your doctor, who will prescribe an antiparasitic lotion which is sufficient to treat the whole of your skin and not just the hand.
Feeds containing medically active ingredients, such as antibiocic and antiparasitic drugs or insecticides, that are fed on a "free-choice" basis, are designated free-choice medicated feeds (FCMF) by the U.
Available treatment options for cysticercosis include antiparasitic therapy, antiseizure therapy, and surgery.
Treatment can be injectable antiparasitic medications, shampoos, topical treatments, antibiotics, or a combination.
10) Antiparasitic medications are generally effective but there have been rare treatment-related deaths (1%-4%) in cases with hydrocephalus, intracranial hypertension, and massive parasitic loads.
Ivermectin is an antiparasitic medication traditionally used against worms.
The patient was put on oral antiparasitic medication for 6 months to prevent recurrence and was scheduled for follow-up at 3-month intervals for the first year and then for yearly controls for a total of at least 5 years.
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