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helminthic

[hel-min-thik]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or caused by helminths.
  2. expelling intestinal worms; anthelminthic.
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Origin of helminthic

First recorded in 1695–1705; helminth + -ic
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Historical Examples

  • Unfortunately, other avian epizotics, not necessarily due to parasites of any kind, may be mistaken for helminthic epizoty.

    Parasites

    T. Spencer Cobbold


British Dictionary definitions for helminthic

helminthic

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or caused by parasitic worms
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noun, adjective
  1. another word for vermifuge
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helminthic in Medicine

helminthic

(hĕl-mĭnthĭk)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to worms, especially parasitic worms.
  2. Tending to expel worms.
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n.
  1. anthelmintic