parasitic worm

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Noun1.parasitic worm - worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukesparasitic worm - worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes
worm - any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
class Trematoda, Trematoda - parasitic flatworms (including flukes)
Cestoda, class Cestoda - tapeworms
Aschelminthes, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda - unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms
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Finding novel hits and leads for the PDEs that are associated with helminth diseases is also foreseen.
The epidemiology of helminth diseases is determined by several factors governed by the environment-host- parasite interaction.
A new single method of examine faeces for the diagnosis of helminth diseases of rumiants.