Definition of Larvicidal

1. [adj]



Medical Definition of Larvicidal

1. Destructive to larvae. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Larvicidal

larva migrans
larvacean
larvaceans
larvaceous
larvacidal
larvacide
larvacides
larvae
larval
larval conjunctivitis
larval plague
larvalia
larvas
larvate
larvated
larvicidal (current term)
larvicide
larvicides
larviform
larvikite
larvikites
larviparous
larviphagic
larvivorous
larvæ
laryngal
laryngals
laryngeal
laryngeal aperture
laryngeal artery

Literary usage of Larvicidal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Therapeutic Gazette (1899)
"One clearly sees that of the various substances above used for several days in succession the first to lose its larvicidal action is petroleum, which, ..."

2. Malaria According to the New Researches by Angelo Celli (1901)
"The minimum larvicidal dose of the first falls to 0-000031 °/00, while for the second it stops at ... The two best larvicidal substances, larvicide and ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"PC COOK, RH HUTCHISON AND FM SCALES. US Dept. Agr., Bull. 245, 22 pp.(1915); cf. С. А. 9, 1359.—The larvicidal effect was investigated of arsenical dip, ..."

4. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"... calcined colemanite (crude calcium borate).50 Both substances possess a marked larvicidal action, but appear to exert no permanent injury on bacteria. ..."

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