teniacide

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

noun Medicine/Medical.

Related forms

te·ni·a·cid·al, adjective

Definition for teniacide (2 of 2)

taeniacide

or te·ni·a·cide

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

noun Pharmacology.

an agent that destroys tapeworms.

Origin of taeniacide

First recorded in 1855–60; taenia + -cide

Related forms

tae·ni·a·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for teniacide (1 of 2)

teniacide

/ (ˈtiːnɪəˌsaɪd) /

noun

the US spelling of taeniacide

British Dictionary definitions for teniacide (2 of 2)

taeniacide

US teniacide

/ (ˈtiːnɪəˌsaɪd) /

noun

a substance, esp a drug, that kills tapeworms
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Medicine definitions for teniacide (1 of 2)

teniacide

[ tēnē-ə-sīd′ ]

n.

Variant oftaeniacide

Medicine definitions for teniacide (2 of 2)

taeniacide


n.

An agent that kills tapeworms.
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