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helminthiasis

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noun hel·min·thi·a·sis \ˌhel-mən-ˈthī-ə-səs\

Definition of helminthiasis

plural

helminthiases

play \-ə-ˌsēz\
  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by parasitic worms



Origin and Etymology of helminthiasis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1811


Medical Dictionary

helminthiasis

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noun hel·min·thi·a·sis \ˌhel-mən-ˈthī-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of helminthiasis

plural

helminthiases

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by parasitic worms




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of helminthiasis


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