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piperazine

 [pi-per´ah-zēn]
an anthelmintic used in various salts against Ascaris lumbricoides and Enterobius vermicularis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pi·per·a·zine

(pī-per'ă-zēn, -zin),
A veterinary anthelmintic and filaricide.
Synonym(s): diethylenediamine
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piperazine

(pī-pĕr′ə-zēn′, pĭ-)
n.
1. An organic compound, C4H10N2, that is used (often in the form of a salt) as an anthelmintic in humans and domestic animals and is widely used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, synthetic resins, polyurethane, and other industrial products.
2. Any of various derivatives of this compound, some of which have stimulant and hallucinogenic properties.
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piperazine

An ANTHELMINTIC drug used to get rid of ROUNDWORMS and THREADWORMS. The drug paralyses the worms which are then passed with the faeces. A brand name for the drug formulated with the laxative senna is Pripsen.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

pi·per·a·zine

(pī-per'ă-zēn, -zin)
A veterinary anthelmintic and filaricide.
Synonym(s): diethylenediamine.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012