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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for the prevention of blindness; (8) soil transmitted helminthiasis integrated de worming with Albendazole.
NTDs designated by the WHO for control or elimination: Buruli ulcer, Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis), cysticercosis / taeniasis, dengue / severe dengue, dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease), echinococcosis, fascioliasis, human African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, rabies, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, trachoma, and yaws.
Helminthiasis is however, of high economic siginificance and is highly prevalent in different parts of Pakistan (e.
On the other hand, whole plant of Centella asiatica was used for the treatment of indigestion, flatulence, helminthiasis, and diarrhea.
19 that calls on member states to take effective steps to control schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis.
Schwaner TD, Dixon CF (1974) Helminthiasis asa measure of cultural change in the Amazon Basin.
common cold, influenza, helminthiasis, tonsillitis, scabies, and otitis.
Rhazya stricta Decne is a medicinal plant commonly used in the Arabian Gulf region and in the Sub-Indian continent to alleviate a number of unrelated conditions that include diabetes mellitus, inflammatory conditions and helminthiasis.
This might also increase the frequency of infection, both intestinal helminthiasis and viral infection.
In a statement, the DOH-NCR office said Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis
The human diseases that were treated by the practitioners included tuberculosis, pain, malaria, sexual disorders, vomiting tendency, gastrointestinal disorders, cataract, leucorrhea, burns, bleeding from gum, jaundice, respiratory tract disorders, burning sensations in hands or feet or body, helminthiasis, skin diseases, liver and kidney problems, bleeding, fever, leucorrhea, and vaginitis.
NTDs designated by the WHO for control or elimination: Buruli ulcer, Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis), cysticercosis/taeniasis, dengue/severe dengue, dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease), echinococcosis, fascioliasis, human African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, rabies, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, trachoma, and yaws.