filaricide

[fə-lârĭ-sīd′]

n.

An agent that kills filariae.

Nearby words

  1. filamentous,
  2. filar,
  3. filaria,
  4. filarial,
  5. filariasis,
  6. filariform,
  7. filariid,
  8. filasse,
  9. filate,
  10. filatov flap

Related formsfi•lar′i•cidal (-sīdl) adj.


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