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Definition of the adjective Antimalaria

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  1. Acting to relieve or prevent a malaria infection

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Science and Technology in Modern China (2015)

by Lawrence R. Sullivan, Nancy Y. Liu

ANTIMALARIA THERAPY. An antimalaria drug developed using the Chinese herb qinghaosu, a sweet wormwood grown in the wilderness, artemisinin won approval by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a worldwide antimalaria aid drug.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

(Powdered roots, male aphrodisiac, febrifuge, tonic, antimalaria, antiulcer, anxiolytic; roots decoction febrifuge, a remedy for intermittent fevers. Leaves or bark decoction a remedy for malaria.) in Cambodia: antong sar, antoung sar in Indonesia: akar jangat semang, babi kurus, bedara merah, beseng, bidara laut, ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (2012)

by Sherry Torkos

infection, extreme cold weather, smoking, heavy alcohol consumption, and use of certain medications such as lithium, beta-blockers, or antimalaria drugs. Psoriasis affects nearly 1 million Canadians. While it can be an uncomfortable and embarrassing condition to deal with, there are a number of medical treatments and natural approaches that can help improve the symptoms and quality of life for those suffering with this condition. 8 Bleeding, itching, burning, ...

Google previewGeorgia Biographical Dictionary (1999)

by Caryn Hannan

The unit conducted an antimalaria program in Peleliu and Okinawa, fought an epidemic of paratyphoid fever on Okinawa, and battled hookworm on Guam. Rivers was awarded the Legion of Merit ...

Google previewCollins Primary Illustrated Dictionary (Collins Primary Dictionaries) (2015)

by Collins Dictionaries

anti PREFIX againstor opposite • an antimalaria tablet ANTONYM :pro antibiotic antibiotics NOUN a drug or chemical used in medicine to kill bacteria and cure infections anticipate anticipates, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the World Health Organization (2013)

by Kelley Lee, Jennifer Fang

Similarly to tuberculosis, many malaria patients stop taking artemisinin before the completion of the treatment course, contributing to increasing drug resistance to antimalaria medicine. ACT addresses this issue by administering a combination of medicines, and surveillance and monitoring of drug resistance is crucial. As there are currently no effective vaccines against malaria, prevention is achieved through vector control. Insecticide-treated mosquito nets are a longlasting, cost ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Cl chlorproguanil demands an application in a combination therapy with another antimalaria drug. Therefore, several other drugs were tested in combination with fosmidomycin. Clin- damycine showed a synergistic effect in vitro and in animal studies. Till now, the first clinical trials investigating the combination therapy of fosmidomycin and clindamycin showed promising results for the treatment of malaria caused by P. falciparum infectium both in adults and in children, although the ...

Google previewHorseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated (2005)

by Equine Research

Pyrimethamine is a human antimalaria ...

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Scrabble value of A1N1T1I1M3A1L1A1R1I1A1

The value of this 11-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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