Helminth



[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.

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