filaricide

filaricide

 [fĭ-lar´ĭ-sīd]
an agent that destroys filariae. adj., adj filaricid´al.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

fi·lar·i·cide

(fi-lar'i-sīd),
An agent that kills filariae.
[filaria + L. caedo, to kill]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

filaricide

An agent that kills filariae.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

fi·lar·i·cide

(fi-lar'i-sīd)
An agent that kills filariae.
[filaria + L. caedo, to kill]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

filaricide

A drug that kills filarial worms. See FILARIASIS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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