scabicide

n. substance which kills the parasitic mites that cause scabies adj. serving to kill the parasitic mites that cause scabies

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • scabicide — /skab euh suyd /, adj. 1. Also, scabicidal. destructive to the organisms causing scabies. n. 2. a scabicide agent. [SCABI(ES) + CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • scabicide — noun a drug that destroys the itch mite that causes scabies • Hypernyms: ↑pesticide * * * /skab euh suyd /, adj. 1. Also, scabicidal. destructive to the organisms causing scabies. n. 2. a scabicide agent. [SCABI(ES) + CIDE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scabicide — A medication used to treat scabies. Although they were the most effective treatment, pyrethrin based medications such as the lindane solution Qwell contain benzene, and are no longer generally recommended for use. * * * An agent lethal to scabies …   Medical dictionary

  • scabicide — scab·i·cide …   English syllables

  • scabicide — n. a drug that kills the mites causing scabies …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Скабицид (Scabicide) — лекарственное вещество, убивающее клещей, которые вызывают чесотку. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • СКАБИЦИД — (scabicide) лекарственное вещество, убивающее клещей, которые вызывают чесотку …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Scabies — Infestation of the skin by the human itch mite, Sarcaptes scabies. The initial symptom of scabies are red, raised bumps that are intensely itchy. A magnifying glass will reveal short, wavy lines of red skin, which are the burrows made by the… …   Medical dictionary

  • gamma benzene hexachloride — One of the purified isomers of hexachlorobenzene which is used as a scabicide and pediculicide applied topically to the skin in various lotions, creams, and shampoos; GBH can be absorbed through the skin. Resembles DDT in its actions but is less… …   Medical dictionary

  • lindane — Used as a scabicide, pediculicide, and insecticide (10 times more toxic for houseflies than DDT). * * * lin·dane lin .dān n an insecticide consisting of not less than 99 percent gamma benzene hexachloride that is used esp. in agriculture and is… …   Medical dictionary

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