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antiparasitic agent

[‚an·tē¦par·ə¦sid·ik ′ā·jənt]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as emetine or quinine, that destroys or suppresses human and animal parasites.
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In addition to its antiparasitic properties, the essential oil also possesses antimicrobial activity.
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