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1. Of or relating to parasitic worms.
2. Tending to expel worms; anthelmintic.
An agent that expels or destroys parasitic worms; an anthelmintic.


(Pathology) of, relating to, or caused by parasitic worms
n, adj
(Pharmacology) another word for vermifuge


(hɛlˈmɪn θɪk)

1. of, pertaining to, or caused by helminths.
2. expelling intestinal worms; anthelminthic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.helminthic - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal wormshelminthic - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
mebendazole - an anthelmintic used to treat hookworm and pinworm and roundworm infestations
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
piperazine - vermifuge used to treat infestations by roundworms or pinworms
Atabrine, mepacrine, quinacrine, quinacrine hydrochloride - a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
carbon dichloride, ethylene tetrachloride, tetrachlorethylene, tetrachloroethylene - anthelmintic agent used against hookworm and other nematodes
thiabendazole - an antifungal agent and anthelmintic
crystal violet, gentian violet - a green crystal (violet in water) used as a dye or stain or bactericide or fungicide or anthelmintic or burn treatment
Adj.1.helminthic - capable of expelling or destroying parasitic wormshelminthic - capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"
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Consumption of deworming tablets periodically has been found to have a significant protective effect against soil transmitted helminthic infections (OR = 0.
This indicates that these children suffered from some parasitic infections because helminthic infections are associated with stunting, wasting and anemia.
In conclusion, angiostrongyliasis is an emerging neurotropic helminthic disease in Texas.
The main etiological factors responsible for anemia in this age group were age, sex, social class, dietary deficiencies, stress, menstrual blood loss and helminthic infection.
Enzyme-linked immunoassays using crude larval antigens have greater sensitivity (> 95%) but low specificity because of their cross-reactivity with other helminthic infections.
In returning travelers and international adoptees, multicellular helminthic parasites are the most common causes of eosinophilia, with eosinophilia occurring during tissue migration or penetration.
Intestinal helminthic infections among school children in Visakhapatnam.
Chronic immune activation associated with chronic helminthic and human immunodeficiency virus infections: Role of hypo-responsiveness and anergy.
Addition of a combination of onion (Allium cepa) and coconut (Cocos nucifera) to food of sheep stops gastrointestinal helminthic infections.
Among different helminthic infections in captive wild carnivores, the prevalence of nematodes and cestodes was 85.