helminthoid

[ hel-min-thoid, hel-min-thoid ]
/ hɛlˈmɪn θɔɪd, ˈhɛl mɪnˌθɔɪd /

adjective

shaped like a helminth; vermiform; wormlike.

Nearby words

  1. helminth,
  2. helminthagogue,
  3. helminthemesis,
  4. helminthiasis,
  5. helminthic,
  6. helminthology,
  7. helminthoma,
  8. helminthosporium,
  9. helmont,
  10. helmont, jan baptista van

Origin of helminthoid

First recorded in 1850–55; helminth + -oid

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