helminthic

[ hel-min-thik ]
/ hɛlˈmɪn θɪk /

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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Example sentences from the Web for helminthic

  • 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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Medical definitions for helminthic

helminthic
[ hĕl-mĭnthĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to worms, especially parasitic worms.
Tending to expel worms.

n.

anthelmintic
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