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antiparasitic

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

(an'tē-par-ă-sit'ik),
Destructive to parasites.
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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.
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an·ti·par·a·sit·ic

(an'tē-par-ă-sit'ik)
Destructive to parasites.
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an·ti·par·a·sit·ic

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