epizoicide


epizoicide
n. [Gr. epi, upon; zoon, animal; L. caedere, to kill]
An agent that destroys epizoa.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • epizoicide — epi·zo·i·cide (ep″ĭ zoґĭ sīd) [epizoon + cide] an agent that destroys epizoa …   Medical dictionary

  • -cide — ♦ Élément, du lat. cædere « tuer » : coricide, fratricide, génocide, homicide, insecticide, parricide, régicide, suicide. cide élément, du lat. caedes, caedis, action d abattre, meurtre . ⇒ CIDE, suff. Suff. issu du verbe lat. caedere dont il… …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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