scabicide

[ skab-uh-sahyd ]
/ ˈskæb əˌsaɪd /

adjective

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

noun

a scabicide agent.

Nearby words

  1. scabbardfish,
  2. scabbed,
  3. scabble,
  4. scabby,
  5. scabby mouth,
  6. scabies,
  7. scabietic,
  8. scabious,
  9. scabland,
  10. scablands

Origin of scabicide


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Medicine definitions for scabicide

scabicide

[ skābĭ-sīd′ ]

n.

An agent that kills itch mites.
Related formsscabi•cidal (-sīdl) adj.


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