Taenicide vs Taeniacide - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between taenicide and taeniacide

is that taenicide is a medicine that destroys tapeworms while taeniacide is any substance that kills tapeworms.

taenicide

English

Alternative forms

* * tenicide, teniacide

Noun

(en noun)
  • A medicine that destroys tapeworms.
  • * The Traditional Taenicides of Ethiopia'', by Richard Pankhust, in the ''Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences , XXIV(3):323-334, 1969:
  • The practice in Ethiopia of eating raw meat...has given rise...to a high incidence of taenia, or tapeworm. ... The commonest traditional taenicide was the blood-red flower of the kosso tree...
  • * Cocoanut as a Taenicide'', in the ''Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal , Volume 59, 1890:
  • If we are not mistaken, this is one of the popular Russian remedies...It is not necessary to take cathartics, simply eating a whole cocoanut being sufficient.
  • * An in vivo screening method for anthelmintic activity using Hymenolepis nana var fraterna in mice , by J. Crowley, in Parasitology, 51:339-345 Cambridge University Press, 1961:
  • Results obtained with known taenicides and taenifuges are tabled, analysed and compared with their action against the tapeworms of larger animals including man.

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    taeniacide

    English

    Alternative forms

    * teniacide

    Noun

    (wikipedia taeniacide) (-)
  • Any substance that kills tapeworms