Helminthagogue Hel*min"tha*gogue, n. [Gr. ? a worm + ? to drive.] (Med.) A vermifuge. [1913 Webster]

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  • helminthagogue — (èl min ta go gh ) adj. Terme de médecine. Synonyme de vermifuge.    S. m. Un bon helminthagogue. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Helminthe, et terme grec signifiant qui expulse …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • helminthagogue — SYN: anthelmintic (1). [G. helmins, worm, + agogos, leading] * * * hel·min·tha·gogue (hel minґthə gog) anthelmintic (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

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  • -agogue — agogue, agogie ♦ Groupes suffixaux, du gr. agôgos, et agôgia, de agein « mener, conduire ». agogie, agogue Suffixe, du gr. agôgos, qui conduit . I. ⇒ AGOGUE1, AGOGIE, AGOGIQUE, suff. Suff. signifiant l idée de conduire vers, de mener ou d amener …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Remedy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Remedy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 remedy remedy help redress Sgm: N 1 anthelmintic anthelmintic Sgm: N 1 antidote antidote antifebrile antipoison counterpoison antitoxin antispasmodic …   English dictionary for students

  • anthelmintic — 1. An agent that destroys or expels intestinal worms. SYN: anthelminthic, antihelminthic, helminthagogue, helminthic (2), helmintic (2), vermifuge. 2. Having the power to destroy or expel intestinal worms. SYN …   Medical dictionary

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