helminthiasis

noun
hel·min·thi·a·sis | \ˌhel-mən-ˈthī-ə-səs \
plural helminthiases\ˌhel-mən-ˈthī-ə-ˌsēz \

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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helminthiasis

noun
hel·min·thi·a·sis | \ˌhel-mən-ˈthī-ə-səs \
plural helminthiases\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of helminthiasis 

: infestation with or disease caused by parasitic worms

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