Definitions for vermifugeˈvɜr məˌfyudʒ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
serving to expel worms or other animal parasites from the intestines, as a medicine.
(n.)a vermifuge medicine or agent.
Origin of vermifuge:
vermifuge, anthelmintic, anthelminthic, helminthic(noun)
a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
A drug that causes the expulsion or death of intestinal worms, such as tapeworms.
Referring to something that acts as a drug to cause expulsion or death of intestinal worms.
Origin: c 1720, , from vermis + fugo
a medicine or substance that expels worms from animal bodies; an anthelmintic
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