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ˈhɛl mɪnθhelminth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. helminth, parasitic wormnoun

    worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes

Wiktionary

  1. helminthnoun

    A parasitic roundworm or flatworm.

  2. Etymology: From ἕλμινθ- (helminth-), stem of ἕλμινς.

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  1. helminth

    Helminths are parasitic worms that live in and feed on living hosts, receiving nourishment and protection while disrupting their hosts' nutrient absorption, causing weakness and disease. They include various types of worms such as tapeworms, roundworms, and flukes. They can typically infect both humans and animals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Helminthnoun

    an intestinal worm, or wormlike intestinal parasite; one of the Helminthes

  2. Etymology: [Gr. , , a worm.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Helminth

    hel′minth, n. a worm.—n. Helminth′agogue, a remedy against worms.—adj. Helmin′thic, pertaining to worms: (med.) expelling worms.—n. a medicine for expelling worms.—n. Helmin′thite, a long sinuous mark common on the surfaces of sandstone, and supposed to be the tracks of worms.—adjs. Helmin′thoid, worm-shaped; Helmintholog′ic, -al.—ns. Helminthol′ogist; Helminthol′ogy, that branch of natural history which treats of worms, or more particularly of the parasitic forms.—adj. Helminth′ous. [Gr. helmins, -inthos, a worm.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of helminth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of helminth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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