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Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
malariacidaladjective Referring to an agent (e.g., chloroquine) or activity that kills vectors for Malaria spp protozoa, such as mosquitos.
noun An agent that kills malarial parasites.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
malariacidal(mă-lā″rē-ă-sī′dăl) [It. malaria, bad air, + L. caedere, to kill]
Having the property of killing malaria parasites.
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