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helminth


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Helminth  \Hel"minth\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  ?,  a  worm.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  intestinal  worm,  or  wormlike  intestinal  parasite;  one  of 
  the  Helminthes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  helminth 
  n  :  worm  that  is  parasitic  on  the  intestines  of  vertebrates 
  especially  roundworms  and  tapeworms  and  flukes  [syn:  {parasitic 
  worm}] 




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