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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Antiparasítico

Antiparasitic (AN-tee-PAYR-uh-SIH-tik)
A drug used to treat infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is also used in the treatment of some cancers.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.