pulicicide


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pulicicide

 [pu-lis´ĭ-sīd]
an agent destructive to fleas.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pu·lic·i·cide

, pulicide (pū-lis'i-sīd, pū'li-sīd),
A chemical agent destructive to fleas.
[L. pulex (pulic-), flea, + caedo, to kill]
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pu·lic·i·cide

, pulicide (pyū'lis'i-sīd, pyū'li-sīd)
A chemical agent that kills fleas.
[L. pulex (pulic-), flea, + caedo, to kill]
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