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the killing of nematode worms; an agent that kills nematode worms
Word Origin

filaria ‘nematode worm’

filaricide fi·lar·i·cide (fə-lâr’ĭ-sīd’)
An agent that kills filariae.
fi·lar’i·cid’al (-sīd’l) adj.


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