1. Causing the death of ascarid nematodes. 2. An agent having such properties. [ascarid + L. caedo, to kill]

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as·car·i·cide ə-'skar-ə-.sīd n an agent destructive of ascarids

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as·car·i·cide (as-karґĭ-sīd″) [ascaris + -cide] an agent that destroys worms of the genus Ascaris.

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