antiparasitic agent


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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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Among the 10, the MC standard for the antiparasitic agent, stibogluconate sodium, is an example of a medicine for which, until now, no public drug quality standard has been available anywhere in the world.
Among the ten, the MC standard for the antiparasitic agent, stibogluconate sodium, is an example of a medicine for which no public drug quality standard has been available anywhere in the world until now.
The efficacy and safety evaluation of ivermectin: a new injectable antiparasitic agent for cattle.
Because chimps swallow Aspilia leaves whole, the "chewing," or surface rupture, occurs during digestion, presumably enabling the body to extract just the right amount of thiarurbrine-A for use as an antibiotic or antiparasitic agent, Rodriguez and Wrangham say.