malariacidal


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plasmodicidal

 [plaz-mo″dĭ-si´d'l]
destructive to plasmodia; see also antimalarial. Called also malariacidal.

malariacidal

adjective 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.

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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