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helminth

 [hel´minth]
a parasitic worm; see nematode and trematode.

hel·minth

(hel'minth),
An intestinal vermiform parasite, primarily nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, and acanthocephalans.
[G. helmins, worm]

helminth

/hel·minth/ (hel´minth) a parasitic worm.

helminth

(hĕl′mĭnth′)
n.
A parasitic worm, especially a roundworm or tapeworm.

helminth

[hel′minth]
Etymology: Gk, helmins, worm
a worm, especially one of the pathogenic parasites of the division Metazoa, including flukes, tapeworms, and roundworms.

hel·minth

(hel'minth)
Any intestinal vermiform parasite, primarily nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, and acanthocephalans.

helminth

(hĕl′mĭnth) [Gr. helmins, worm]
1. A wormlike animal.
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REPRESENTATIVE HELMINTHS
2. Any animal, either free-living or parasitic, belonging to the phyla Platyhelminthes (flatworms), Acanthocephala (spinyheaded worms), Nemathelminthes (threadworms or roundworms), or Annelida (segmented worms). See: illustration

helminth

A worm, especially a parasitic NEMATODE or fluke (TREMATODE). From the Greek helmins , a worm.

helminth

a PLATYHELMINTH worm.

Helminth

A type of parasitic worm. Threadworms belong to a subcategory of helminths called nematodes, or roundworms.
Mentioned in: Threadworm Infection

hel·minth

(hel'minth)
Intestinal vermiform parasite, primarily nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, and acanthocephalans.

helminth

a parasitic worm; a nematode, cestode or trematode.
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Energy generation in helminthes is interfered by secondary metabolites tannins and phenolics uncouples oxidative phosphorylation and also bind to free proteins in the gastrointestinal tract of host animal and eventually leading to death [27].
Same or different species of helminthes with variable prevalences have been reported infecting cattle and buffaloes in many parts of the world and Pakistan as well.
No significant association was found between EPG counts and (farm class production; Helminthes control and OOPG count), as well as no significant association was found between OOPG counts and (farm class production; Helminthes control and EPG count).
In the present study, the drinking water of Hilla city is contaminated with ten parasites: five types of protozoa and same types of helminthes (Table 2).
Intestinal parasitic infections (IPI's) mostly helminthes have been associated with higher risk for nutritional anemia, malnutrition and growth deficits among children, thus, making this study very significant.
The species of helminthes recorded in the order of prevalence were: Oesophagostomum radiatumToxocara vitulorum Moniezia benedeni Charbertia species Paramphisotmum explanatum Avitellina centripunctata Trichuris discolor and Gongylonema verrucosum.
Intestinal helminthes of lesser scaup ducks: patterns of association.
2013 Distribution records for helminthes of the red fox Vulpes vulpes from New Mexico.
Earth-eating and reinfection with intestinal helminthes among pregnant and lactating women in western Kenya.
The pink shrimp Farfantepenaeus duorarum, its symbionts and helminthes as bioindicators of chemical pollution in Campeche Sound, Mexico.
Gates, the World Bank and other donors are making efforts to fight NTDs in Africa and other low-income regions with a new funding of $240 million, out of which $120 million will be used into a collaboration to fight soil-transmitted helminthes - a group of intestinal worms that are commonly seen infections among children living in poor conditions.
IDENTIFICATION OF HELMINTHES IN OPOSSUMS (Didelphys marsupialis) IN THE COLOMBIAN SOUTHWEST REGION