teniacide

[tee-nee-uh-sahyd]

noun Medicine/Medical.


Related formste·ni·a·cid·al, adjective

taeniacide

or te·ni·a·cide

[tee-nee-uh-sahyd]

noun Pharmacology.

an agent that destroys tapeworms.

Origin of taeniacide

First recorded in 1855–60; taenia + -cide
Related formstae·ni·a·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for teniacide

teniacide

noun

the US spelling of taeniacide

taeniacide

US teniacide

noun

a substance, esp a drug, that kills tapeworms
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Medicine definitions for teniacide

teniacide

[tēnē-ə-sīd′]

n.

Variant oftaeniacide

taeniacide

n.

An agent that kills tapeworms.
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