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Meaning of anthelmintic

ant•hel•min•tic

Pronunciation: (ant"hel-min'tik, an"thel-), [key]
— Pharm. Pharm.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a substance capable of destroying or eliminating parasitic worms, esp. human intestinal helminths.
—n.
  1. any such substance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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