Meaning of albendazole in English:

albendazole

Pronunciation /ˈalbɛndəzəʊl/

noun

Pharmacology
  • An anthelmintic drug of the benzimidazole class which is effective against many nematodes, cestodes, and trematodes.

    Chemical name: methyl 6-(propylthio)-1H-benzoimidazol-2-yl-carbamate; C₁₂H₁₅N₃O₂S.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Experientia. From al-, apparently an arbitrary element + -bendazole.