helminthiasis

noun
hel·​min·​thi·​a·​sis | \ ˌhel-mən-ˈthī-ə-səs How to pronounce helminthiasis (audio) \
plural helminthiases\ ˌhel-​mən-​ˈthī-​ə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce helminthiases (audio) \

Definition of helminthiasis

: infestation with or disease caused by parasitic worms

First Known Use of helminthiasis

circa 1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for helminthiasis

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The first known use of helminthiasis was circa 1811

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“Helminthiasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helminthiasis. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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helminthiasis

noun
hel·​min·​thi·​a·​sis | \ ˌhel-mən-ˈthī-ə-səs How to pronounce helminthiasis (audio) \
plural helminthiases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce helminthiases (audio) \

Medical Definition of helminthiasis

: infestation with or disease caused by parasitic worms

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