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1. anthelmintic

noun. a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms.

Synonyms

  • Atabrine
  • quinacrine
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • medicament
  • quinacrine hydrochloride
  • vermifuge
  • ethylene tetrachloride
  • crystal violet
  • mepacrine
  • helminthic
  • tetrachlorethylene
  • piperazine
  • mebendazole
  • anthelminthic
  • medicine
  • gentian violet
  • tetrachloroethylene
  • thiabendazole

Antonyms

  • septic
  • unsanitary
  • infective
  • unmedicinal

Etymology

  • ant- (English)
  • helminth (English)

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2. anthelmintic

adjective. capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms.

Synonyms

  • healthful
  • parasiticidal
  • anthelminthic

Antonyms

  • prescription medicine
  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug

Etymology

  • ant- (English)
  • helminth (English)

Sentences with anthelmintic


1. Adjective
Fenbendazole is a type of medication known as an anthelmintic.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A common herbal medicine in Ethiopia, this flower, taken in coarsely powdered form and diluted in water (typically infused without straining), can be used as an effective anthelmintic for pork tapeworm.

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