amebicide


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amebicide

[ə′mēb·ə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical used to kill amebas, especially parasitic species.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In addition, all were treated for cyst carriage with paromomycin, a luminal amebicide.