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anthelmintic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anthelmintic  \An`thel*min"tic\  ([a^]n`th[e^]l*m[i^]n"t[i^]k),  a. 
  [Pref.  anti-  +  Gr  "e`lmins,  -inqos,  worm,  esp.  a  tapeworm, 
  or  mawworm..]  (Med.) 
  Good  against  intestinal  worms.  --  n.  An  anthelmintic  remedy. 
  [Written  also  {anthelminthic}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anthelmintic 
  adj  :  capable  of  expelling  or  destroying  parasitic  worms  [syn:  {anthelminthic}, 
  {helminthic},  {parasiticidal}] 
  n  :  a  medication  capable  of  destroying  or  expelling  parasitic 
  intestinal  worms  [syn:  {vermifuge},  {anthelminthic},  {helminthic}] 




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