helminthiasis

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hel·min·thi·a·sis

 (hĕl′mĭn-thī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. hel·min·thi·a·ses (-sēz′)
Infestation with or disease caused by parasitic worms.

helminthiasis

(ˌhɛlmɪnˈθaɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) infestation of the body with parasitic worms
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek helminthian to be infested with worms]

hel•min•thi•a•sis

(ˌhɛl mɪnˈθaɪ ə sɪs)

n.
a disease caused by parasitic worms in the intestines.
[1805–15; < New Latin < Greek helminthi(ân) to suffer from worms (see helminth) + -asis -asis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.helminthiasis - infestation of the body with parasitic worms
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
hookworm disease, hookworm - infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin
Translations

hel·min·thi·a·sis

n. helmintiasis, condición parasítica intestinal.
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