parasiticide


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antiparasitic

 [an″te-, an″ti-par″ah-sit´ik]
1. destroying parasites.
2. an agent that destroys parasites.

par·a·sit·i·cide

(par'ă-sit'i-sīd),
An agent that destroys parasites.
[parasite + L. caedo, to kill]

parasiticide

(păr′ə-sĭt′ĭ-sīd′)
n.
An agent or preparation used to destroy parasites.

par′a·sit′i·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

par·a·sit·i·cide

(par'ă-sīt'i-sīd)
An agent that destroys parasites.
[parasite + L. caedo, to kill]

parasiticide

Any agent that kills PARASITES.
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Lastly, in Chile, first half-year activity remains strong and shows growth of +14.0% at real rates (+10.6% at constant rates), driven primarily by sales of injectable vaccines and parasiticides for aquaculture.
Since the overall cost of parasiticides is low and so many safe products are available, almost all dogs should be kept on year-round preventatives.
The consortium was formed in response to the threat posed by worms that have developed resistance to parasiticides.
Formerly widely used as an external parasiticide and as an insecticide.
Roman physicians made tinctures and applied them to bleeding haemorrhoids, and treated dropsy and asthma, but its principle use was as a parasiticide: fleas everywhere, infesting beds, soft furnishing and togas.
Thus, besides the toxic activity, several studies tried to correlate the toxicity on Artemia salina with activities such as antifungal, antibacterial, parasiticide, trypanocidal, among others.
It was simple to prescribe a safe, spot-on parasiticide that not only kills adult fleas but also prevents the larvae developing in carpets.
Plants from these genera are native to Brazil, especially Minas Gerais state, where they are used popularly as an antidiarrheal agent, an insecticide, a parasiticide, and against snake bite (Correa, 1926).
It can be used as a parasiticide for internal and external infestations.
Each ivermectin solution was thoroughly mixed for at least five minutes to ensure even distribution in 5kg of wet dung from cows not recently treated with a parasiticide. Final concentrations of ivermectin were 0.01, 1.0, and 100mg/kg of wet dung (low, medium and high concentration, respectively).
Internationally, internal, local currency sales growth was impacted by lower sales primarily associated with a decline in parasiticide sales as well as clinic visits due to weather," commented Mr.