schizonticide

schi·zon·ti·cide

(ski-zon'ti-sīd),
An agent that kills schizonts.
[schizont + L. caedo, to kill]

schizonticide

[skitson′təsīd]
Etymology: Gk, schizein + on, being; L, caedere, to kill
a substance that destroys schizonts. schizonticidal, adj.

schizonticide

(skĭ-zŏn′tĭ-sīd) [″ + ″ + L. cidus, killing]
Something that destroys schizonts.
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Fast-acting schizonticides such as chloroquine or quinine are indicated and preferable for the treatment of acute malaria.
Suppressive prophylaxis by drugs known as blood schizonticides is directed at the red blood cell stage, which only occurs later on in the cycle.