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antimalarial

[ an-tee-muh-lair-ee-uhl, an-tahy‑ ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to a substance that is used in the treatment or prevention of malaria.


noun

  1. any such substance, as a drug.

antimalarial

/ ˌæntɪməˈlɛərɪəl /

adjective

  1. effective in the treatment of malaria


noun

  1. an antimalarial drug or agent
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Word History and Origins

Origin of antimalarial1

First recorded in 1890–95; anti- + malarial
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Example Sentences

Some doctors are also prescribing the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine.

In antimalarial work it is desirable to distinguish the anopheline mosquitoes from the culicine species in all stages.

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