Definition of thiabendazole in English:

thiabendazole

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] A synthetic compound with anthelmintic properties, derived from thiazole and used chiefly to treat infestation with intestinal nematodes.

    • ‘Twice-daily application of thiabendazole for two days has been reported as efficacious.’
    • ‘However, because of the risk of systemic infection and the ease of oral treatment, some physicians are proponents of routine systemic treatment with oral thiabendazole, albendazole or ivermectin.’
    • ‘As soon as I felt the effects of the thiabendazole, I knew its run was over.’

Origin

1960s: from elements from thiazole + benzene + imidazole.

Pronunciation:

thiabendazole

/ˌθʌɪəˈbɛndəzəʊl/