Taeniacide

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A taeniacide is a substance that kills tapeworms.[1] This makes it a class of antihelminthic agent.

It gets its name from the genus Taenia.

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Natural taeniacides include pumpkin seed, cucumber and pomegranate.

Some synthetic taeniacides include diatrizoic acid, praziquantel, bunamidine and niclosamide.

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