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1.

Anthelmintic

A pharmacological agent that can kill or prevent the reproduction of parasitic helminths, including nematodes, flukes and tapeworms. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
1954
Concept ID:
C0003158
Pharmacologic Substance
2.

Focal

Area of greatest concentration, attention, or activity; a central point or locus, especially of an infection. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
61391
Concept ID:
C0205234
Spatial Concept
3.

Antimicrobial substance

Generically, any agent that destroys microbes. However, usage of the term is increasingly being confined to agents that prevent or reduce the transmission of SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
209727
Concept ID:
C1136254
Pharmacologic Substance
4.

Infection by Schistosoma

A parasitic infection caused by flukes of the genus Schistosoma. Signs and symptoms include fever, abdominal pain, eosinophilia and hepatosplenomegaly. If left untreated it may eventually cause liver damage leading to cirrhosis, bladder cancer and kidney failure. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
48573
Concept ID:
C0036323
Disease or Syndrome
5.

Disease caused by parasite

Infections or infestations with PARASITES. They are often contracted through contact with an intermediate vector, but may occur as the result of direct exposure. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
45325
Concept ID:
C0030499
Disease or Syndrome
6.

Trematode infection

Infections caused by infestation with worms of the class Trematoda. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
21251
Concept ID:
C0040820
Disease or Syndrome
7.

Infections, Nematomorpha

MedGen UID:
10204
Concept ID:
C0027585
Disease or Syndrome
8.

Infection by Metagonimus yokogawai

An infection that is most commonly caused by the intestinal fluke Metagonimus yokogawai, which is most commonly found in the Far East, and which is transmitted via consumption of contaminated raw or undercooked fish. Symptoms typically range from asymptomatic to intermittent abdominal pain and diarrhea, with occasional ectopic infection. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
7564
Concept ID:
C0025530
Disease or Syndrome
9.

Heredity

The transmission of traits encoded in GENES from parent to offspring. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
6814
Concept ID:
C0019266
Molecular Function
10.

Helminth infection

A parasitic infection characterized by the infestation with worms, mainly in the intestine. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
6765
Concept ID:
C0018889
Disease or Syndrome
11.

Infection by Fasciolopsis buski

A small bowel infection that is caused by Fasciolopsis buski, which is endemic in the Far East and Southeast Asia, and which is transmitted via the consumption of raw or undercooked aquatic plants. The spectrum of manifestations range from asymptomatic to intestinal symptoms from local invasion or allergic response. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
5125
Concept ID:
C0015656
Disease or Syndrome
12.

Antiparasite agent

Any agent that is effective against infections caused by parasitic organisms and is able to inhibit their growth or kill them. This class consists of anthelmintics and antiprotozoals. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
349
Concept ID:
C0003404
Pharmacologic Substance
13.

Anti-infective agent

A pharmacological agent that can kill or prevent the reproduction of infectious organisms. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
324
Concept ID:
C0003204
Pharmacologic Substance
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