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NOUN (1)

1. a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms;
[syn: vermifuge, anthelmintic, anthelminthic, helminthic]


1. capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms;
[syn: anthelmintic, anthelminthic, helminthic, parasiticidal]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

anthelminthic \anthelminthic\, 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. See also helminth] (Med.) capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms. -- n. An anthelmintic remedy. [Written also anthelminthic.] Syn: helminthic, parasiticidal [1913 Webster WordNet 1.5 +PJC]