repellent

repellent is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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[L. repellere, to drive back]
An agent that repels noxious organisms such as insects, ticks, and mites. Repellents may be applied to the surface of the body as a liquid, spray, or dust, or they may be used to impregnate clothing.

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[L. repellere, to drive back]
An agent that repels noxious organisms such as insects, ticks, and mites. Repellents may be applied to the surface of the body as a liquid, spray, or dust, or they may be used to impregnate clothing.

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