Definition of vermifuge in English:

vermifuge

Line breaks: vermi|fuge
Pronunciation: /ˈvəːmɪfjuːdʒ
 
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noun

Medicine
An anthelmintic medicine.
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  • In tropical folk medicine, the fresh latex is smeared on boils, warts and freckles and given as a vermifuge.
  • For instance, rectally administered tobacco infusions proved an effective vermifuge in sixteenth-century Europe.

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