coccidiostat

Any antiprotozoal agent that acts upon Coccidia parasites

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  • Coccidiostat — A coccidiostat is an antiprotozoal agent that acts upon Coccidia parasites.[1] Examples include:[2] amprolium arprinocid artemether clopidol decoquinate diclazuril dinitolmide ethopabate halofuginone lasalocid monensin narasin nicarbazin oryzalin …   Wikipedia

  • coccidiostat — A chemical agent generally added to animal feed to partially inhibit or delay the development of coccidiosis. * * * coc·cid·io·stat ( )käk sid ē ō .stat n a chemical agent added to animal feed (as for poultry) that serves to retard the life cycle …   Medical dictionary

  • coccidiostat — coc·cid·io·stat …   English syllables

  • coccidiostat — (ˈ)käk|sidēōˌstat, dēəˌ noun ( s) Etymology: coccidi + stat : an agent that serves to retard the life cycle or reduce the population of a pathogenic coccidium to the point that disease is minimized and immunity is developed by the host …   Useful english dictionary

  • lasalocid — la·sal·o·cid la sal ə .sid n an antibiotic C34H54O8 used as a veterinary coccidiostat * * * la·sal·o·cid (lə salґo sid) an antibiotic produced by Streptomyces lasaliensis; used as a coccidiostat in poultry …   Medical dictionary

  • monensin — mo·nen·sin mō nen sən n an antibiotic C36H62O11 obtained from a bacterium of the genus Streptomyces (S. cinnamonensis) and used as an antiprotozoal, antibacterial, and antifungal agent and as an additive to cattle feed * * * mo·nen·sin (mo… …   Medical dictionary

  • diclazuril — noun A particular coccidiostat …   Wiktionary

  • nicarbazin — noun A particular coccidiostat …   Wiktionary

  • lasalocid — noun A particular antibacterial agent and coccidiostat …   Wiktionary

  • aklomide — A coccidiostat used in veterinary practice. * * * ak·lo·mide (akґlo mīd) a coccidiostatic agent used in poultry …   Medical dictionary

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