- a substance or agent used to kill worms, especially a drug used to kill parasitic intestinal worms.
Origin of vermicide
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The search should be preceded by a vermicide and a brisk purge.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis
James Campbell Todd
- any substance used to kill worms
- An agent used to kill parasitic intestinal worms.
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