[helm-hohlts] /ˈhɛlm hoʊlts/
Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von
[her-mahn loot-vik fer-di-nahnt fuh n] /ˈhɛr mɑn ˈlut vɪk ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt fən/ (Show IPA), 1821–94, German physiologist and physicist.
Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von (ˈhɛrman ˈluːtvɪç ˈfɛrdinant fɔn). 1821–94, German physiologist, physicist, and mathematician: helped to found the theory of the conservation of energy; invented the ophthalmoscope (1850); and investigated the mechanics of sight and sound
German physicist and physiologist who was a founder of the law of conservation of energy. Helmholtz did pioneering research on vision and invented an instrument for examining the interior of the eye in 1851.
[helm] /hɛlm/ noun 1. Nautical. 2. the place or post of control: A stern taskmaster was at the helm of the company. verb (used with object) 3. to steer; direct. [helm] /hɛlm/ noun 1. Also, heaume. Also called great helm. a medieval helmet, typically formed as a single cylindrical piece with a flat or raised […]
[hel-minth] /ˈhɛl mɪnθ/ noun 1. a worm, especially a parasitic worm. /ˈhɛlmɪnθ/ noun 1. any parasitic worm, esp a nematode or fluke helminth hel·minth (hěl’mĭnth’) n. A worm, especially a parasitic roundworm or tapeworm. helminth (hěl’mĭnth’) A worm, especially a parasitic roundworm or tapeworm.
helminthagogue hel·min·tha·gogue (hěl-mĭn’thə-gôg’) n. See anthelmintic.
[hel-min-thahy-uh-sis] /ˌhɛl mɪnˈθaɪ ə sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. a disease caused by parasitic worms in the intestines. /ˌhɛlmɪnˈθaɪəsɪs/ noun 1. infestation of the body with parasitic worms helminthiasis hel·min·thi·a·sis (hěl’mĭn-thī’ə-sĭs) n. pl. hel·min·thi·a·ses (-sēz’) A disease that is caused by infestation with parasitic worms.