taeniacide

or te·ni·a·cide

[ tee-nee-uh-sahyd ]
/ ˈti ni əˌsaɪd /

noun Pharmacology.

an agent that destroys tapeworms.

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Origin of taeniacide

First recorded in 1855–60; taenia + -cide

OTHER WORDS FROM taeniacide

tae·ni·a·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for taeniacide

taeniacide

US teniacide

/ (ˈtiːnɪəˌsaɪd) /

noun

a substance, esp a drug, that kills tapeworms
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Medical definitions for taeniacide

taeniacide

n.

An agent that kills tapeworms.
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