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Meaning of ANTHELMINTIC

Pronunciation:  `anthel'mintik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
  2. [adj]  capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
 

ANTHELMINTIC is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: anthelminthic, anthelminthic, healthful, helminthic, helminthic, parasiticidal, vermifuge
 
 See Also: Atabrine, carbon dichloride, crystal violet, ethylene tetrachloride, gentian violet, mebendazole, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine, mepacrine, piperazine, quinacrine, quinacrine hydrochloride, tetrachlorethylene, tetrachloroethylene, thiabendazole

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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}.]

 

 

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