diethylcarbamazine citrate

An effective microfilaricide, although relatively ineffective against the adult filariae.

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  • diethylcarbamazine — noun Etymology: di + ethyl + carboxy + amide + azine Date: 1948 an anthelmintic administered in the form of its crystalline citrate C10H21N3O•C6H8O7 especially to control human filariasis and large nematodes (as heartworms) i …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diethylcarbamazine — di·eth·yl·car·bam·azine .dī .eth əl kär bam ə .zēn, zən n an anthelmintic derived from piperazine and administered in the form of its crystalline citrate C10H21N3O·C6H8O7 esp. to control filariasis in humans and large roundworms in dogs and cats… …   Medical dictionary

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