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  • helminthiasis — The condition of having intestinal vermiform parasites. SYN: helminthism, invermination. * * * hel·min·thi·a·sis .hel mən thī ə səs n, pl a·ses .sēz infestation with or disease caused by parasitic worms * * * n. the diseased condition resul …   Medical dictionary

  • helminth —   n. intestinal worm.    ♦ helminthagogue, n. anthelmintic.    ♦ helminthiasis,    ♦ helminthism, n. infestation with helminths.    ♦ helminthic, a.    ♦ helminthoid, a. like helminth.    ♦ helminthology, n. study of helminths.    ♦ helminthous,… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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