helminth

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noun hel·minth \ ˈhel-ˌmin(t)th \

Definition of helminth

:a parasitic worm (such as a tapeworm, liver fluke, ascarid, or leech); especially :an intestinal worm

helminthic

play \hel-ˈmin(t)-thik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of helminth

Greek helminth-, helmis


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helminth

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noun hel·minth \ ˈhel-ˌmin(t)th \

medical Definition of helminth

plural helminths
:a parasitic worm (as a tapeworm, liver fluke, ascarid, or leech); especially :one that parasitizes the intestine of a vertebrate

helminthic

play \hel-ˈmin(t)-thik\ adjective

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