[ an-tee-muh-lair-ee-uhl, an-tahy‐ ]
/ ˌæn ti məˈlɛər i əl, ˌæn taɪ‐ /
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of or relating to a substance that is used in the treatment or prevention of malaria.
any such substance, as a drug.
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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
British Dictionary definitions for antimalarial
/ (ˌæntɪməˈlɛərɪəl) /
effective in the treatment of malaria
an antimalarial drug or agent
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Medical definitions for antimalarial
[ ăn′tē-mə-lâr′ē-əl, ăn′tī- ]
Preventing or relieving the symptoms of malaria.
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