Definition of antimalarial in English:

antimalarial

Line breaks: anti|mal¦ar¦ial
Pronunciation: /antɪməˈlɛːrɪəl
 
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adjective

  • (Of a drug) used to prevent malaria.
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    • Improving adherence to use of antimosquito measures and antimalarial medications could prevent many cases of malaria.
    • It also identifies areas in which malaria is not prevalent to prevent unnecessary use of antimalarial medications.
    • Fourthly, the health facility was assessed for availability of antimalarial drugs and malaria treatment wall charts.

noun

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  • An antimalarial drug.
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    • Eleven species were used as antimalarials or antipyretics in all three tropical continents, and 47 species were similarly used in two continents.
    • It can be controlled with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antimalarials, steroids and immunosupressants.
    • Most of these lives would be saved by increased use of simple curative interventions, such as antimalarials and antibiotics combating dysentery and pneumonia.

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