anthelmintic anthelmintic

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
  2. (adj) capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms

Usage(s):

  • Standard anthelmintic (worm-killer) for ascarids is bitter oil of chenopodium (wormseed oil), usually given in capsule form.
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