amebicide

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amebicide

[ə′mēb·ə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical used to kill amebas, especially parasitic species.
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As several halogenated derivatives of the hydroxyquinoline were widely used as amoebicide and intestinal bactericides, some studies on their metabolism have been reported in humans for ICHQ and DBHQ.
36) In vitro studies have verified that Brucea javanica extracts are effective as amoebicides, (37) and clinical studies have shown it to be an effective agent in the treatment of amoebic dysentery (38), (39) and malaria.
19) In vitro studies have verified that Brucea javanica extracts are effective as amoebicides, (20) and clinical studies have shown it to be an effective agent in the treatment of amoebic dysentery (21), (22) and malaria.