The condition of having intestinal vermiform parasites. SYN: helminthism, invermination.

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hel·min·thi·a·sis .hel-mən-'thī-ə-səs n, pl -a·ses -.sēz infestation with or disease caused by parasitic worms

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the diseased condition resulting from an infestation with parasitic worms (helminths).

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hel·min·thi·a·sis (hel″min-thiґə-sis) infection with worms; called also vermination.

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