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1.n. any drug or chemical agent used to destroy parasitic worms (helminths), e.g. tapeworms, roundworms, and flukes, and/or remove them from the body. Anthelmintics include albendazole, mebendazole, niclosamide, piperazine, and praziquantel. 2.adj. having the power to destroy or eliminate helminths.

1.n. any drug or chemical agent used to destroy parasitic worms (helminths), e.g. tapeworms, roundworms, and flukes, and/or remove them from the body. Anthelmintics include albendazole, mebendazole, niclosamide, piperazine, and praziquantel. 2.adj. having the power to destroy or eliminate helminths.

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