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helminthic

[hel-min-thik] /hɛlˈmɪn θɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or caused by helminths.
2.
expelling intestinal worms; anthelminthic.
Origin of helminthic
1695-1705
First recorded in 1695-1705; helminth + -ic
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  • 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

/hɛlˈmɪnθɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or caused by parasitic worms
noun, adjective
2.
another word for vermifuge
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helminthic in Medicine

helminthic hel·min·thic (hěl-mĭn'thĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to worms, especially parasitic worms.

  2. Tending to expel worms.

n.
See anthelmintic.
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