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helminthic

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

First recorded in 1695–1705; helminth + -ic
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How to use helminthic in a sentence

  • 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
of, relating to, or caused by parasitic worms
noun, adjective
another word for vermifuge
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