malariacidal


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plasmodicidal

 [plaz-mo″dĭ-si´d'l]
destructive to plasmodia; see also antimalarial. Called also malariacidal.

malariacidal

/ma·lar·i·a·ci·dal/ (mah-lar´e-ah-si″dal) plasmodicidal.

malariacidal

adjective Referring to an agent (e.g., chloroquine) or activity that kills vectors for Malaria spp protozoa, such as mosquitos.
 
noun An agent that kills malarial parasites.

malariacidal

(mă-lā″rē-ă-sī′dăl) [It. malaria, bad air, + L. caedere, to kill]
Having the property of killing malaria parasites.
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