Taeniacide

Taeniacide

A taeniacide is a substance that kills tapeworms.[1] This makes it a class of antihelminthic agent.

It gets its name from the genus Taenia.

Contents

  • Examples 1
  • References 2
  • External links 3
  • See also 4

Examples

Natural taeniacides include pumpkin seed, cucumber and pomegranate.

Some synthetic taeniacides include diatrizoic acid, praziquantel, bunamidine and niclosamide.

References

  1. ^ "taeniacide" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary

External links

See also