an agent or preparation that destroys parasites.
destructive to parasites.
Origin of parasiticide
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It is useful also locally in rheumatic affections as a resolvent and anodyne, in acne, and as a parasiticide.
The parasiticide usually relied on is the officinal sulphur ointment of the United States pharmacopœia.Handbook of Medical Entomology
William Albert Riley
any substance capable of destroying parasites
destructive to parasites
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An agent or preparation used to destroy parasites.
Destructive to parasites.
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