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[hel-min-thahy-uh-sis] /ˌhɛl mɪnˈθaɪ ə sɪs/

noun, Pathology.
a disease caused by parasitic worms in the intestines.
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.


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