[an-tee-muh-lair-ee-uh l, an-tahy‐]Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology
- of or relating to a substance that is used in the treatment or prevention of malaria.
- any such substance, as a drug.
Origin of antimalarial
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Examples from the Web for antimalarial
In antimalarial work it is desirable to distinguish the anopheline mosquitoes from the culicine species in all stages.Handbook of Medical Entomology
William Albert Riley
- effective in the treatment of malaria
- an antimalarial drug or agent
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- Preventing or relieving the symptoms of malaria.
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