Vermifuge meaning

vûr'mə-fyo͝oj'
A medicine that expels intestinal worms.
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Causing expulsion of intestinal worms; anthelmintic.
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Serving to expel worms and other parasites from the intestinal tract.
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A medicine that expels intestinal worms.
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Causing expulsion of intestinal worms; anthelmintic.
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(medicine, dated) Referring to something that acts as a drug to cause expulsion or death of intestinal worms.
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(medicine, dated) A drug that causes the expulsion or death of intestinal worms, such as tapeworms.
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A vermifuge drug.
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Origin of vermifuge

  • c 1720, vermi- +"Ž -fuge, from Latin vermis (“worm") + fugere (“to cause to flee")
    From Wiktionary