parasitic worm(redirected from Helminth diseases)
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Related to Helminth diseases: Helminth infections
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|Noun||1.||parasitic 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