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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.
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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"