helminth definition

  • noun:
    • A worm, especially a parasitic roundworm or tapeworm.
    • A parasitic roundworm or flatworm.
    • An intestinal worm, or wormlike abdominal parasite; among Helminthes.
    • A worm; specifically, an entozoan, entoparasitic, or intestinal worm, as a cestoid, trematoid, or nematoid. See cut under Cestoidea.
    • worm that is parasitic regarding intestines of vertebrates specifically roundworms and tapeworms and flukes

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