ascaricide

ascaricide

 [as-kar´ĭ-sīd]
an agent destructive to ascarids. adj., adj ascarici´dal.

as·car·i·cide

(as-kar'i-sīd),
1. Causing the death of ascarid nematodes.
2. An agent having such properties.
[ascarid + L. caedo, to kill]

ascaricide

/as·car·i·cide/ (as-kar´ĭ-sīd″) an agent that destroys ascarids.ascarici´dal

as·car·i·cide

(as-kar'i-sīd)
1. Causing the death of ascarid nematodes.
2. An agent having such properties.
[ascarid + L. caedo, to kill]

as·car·i·cide

(as-kar'i-sīd)
1. Causing the death of ascarid nematodes.
2. An agent having such properties.
[G. askaris, an intestinal worm + L. caedo, to kill]

ascaricide

an agent destructive to ascarids.
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