amebicide


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amebicide

 [ah-me´bĭ-sīd]
destructive to amebas.

a·me·bi·cide

(ă-mē'bi-sīd),
Any agent that causes the destruction of amebae.
Synonym(s): amebacide
[ameba + L. caedo, to kill]

amoebicide

noun A generic term for a substance that kills amoeba.

a·me·bi·cide

(ă-mē'bi-sīd)
Any agent that destroys amebae.
[ameba + L. caedo, to kill]

a·me·bi·cide

(ă-mē'bi-sīd)
Any agent that causes the destruction of amebae.
[ameba + L. caedo, to kill]