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vermifuge

[vur-muh-fyooj]
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adjective
  1. serving to expel worms or other animal parasites from the intestines, as a medicine.
noun
  1. a vermifuge medicine or agent.

Origin of vermifuge

First recorded in 1690–1700; vermi- + -fuge
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British Dictionary definitions for vermifuge

vermifuge

noun
  1. any drug or agent able to destroy or expel intestinal worms; an anthelmintic
Derived Formsvermifugal (ˌvɜːmɪˈfjuːɡəl), adjective
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vermifuge in Medicine

vermifuge

(vûrmə-fyōōj′)
n.
  1. anthelmintic