Deworm vs Wormer - What's the difference?

deworm | wormer |


As a verb deworm

is to cause an animal to excrete any worms in the digestive tract by the administration of drugs.

As a noun wormer is

dewormer, medicine used in deworming an animal.

deworm

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To cause an animal to excrete any worms in the digestive tract by the administration of drugs.
  • Hey, Ethel, you know it's your turn to deworm the cat?

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    wormer

    English

    Noun

  • Dewormer, medicine used in deworming an animal.
  • Vermicide, any substance used to kill worms.
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