Definition of thiabendazole in English:


Syllabification: thi·a·ben·da·zole
Pronunciation: /ˌTHīəˈbendəˌzōl


  • A synthetic compound with anthelmintic properties, derived from thiazole and used chiefly to treat infestation with intestinal nematodes.
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    • However, because of the risk of systemic infection and the ease of oral treatment, some physicians are proponents of routine systemic treatment with oral thiabendazole, albendazole or ivermectin.
    • Twice-daily application of thiabendazole for two days has been reported as efficacious.
    • As soon as I felt the effects of the thiabendazole, I knew its run was over.


1960s: from elements from thiazole + benzene + imidazole.

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