Medical Definition of Larvicidal
1. Destructive to larvae. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Larvicidal
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. ..."