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scabicide

[ skab-uh-sahyd ]
/ ˈskæb əˌsaɪd /
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adjective

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

noun

a scabicide agent.

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Origin of scabicide

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Medical definitions for scabicide

scabicide
[ skābĭ-sīd′ ]

n.

An agent that kills itch mites.

Other words from scabicide

scabi•cidal (-sīdl) adj.
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