[ skab-uh-sahyd ]
/ ˈskæb əˌsaɪd /
Also scab·i·ci·dal. destructive to the organisms causing scabies.
a scabicide agent.
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Medical definitions for scabicide
[ skā′bĭ-sīd′ ]
An agent that kills itch mites.
Other words from scabicidesca′bi•cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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