scabicide

[ skab-uh-sahyd ]
/ ˈskæb əˌsaɪd /

adjective

Also scab·i·ci·dal. destructive to the organisms causing scabies.

noun

a scabicide agent.

Origin of scabicide

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Medicine definitions for scabicide

scabicide

[ skābĭ-sīd′ ]

n.

An agent that kills itch mites.

Related forms

scabi•cidal (-sīdl) adj.
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