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hel·min·thic

(hel-min'thik),
1. Helmintic.
2. Synonym(s): anthelmintic (1)

helminthic

(hĕl-mĭn′thĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to parasitic worms.
2. Tending to expel worms; anthelmintic.
n.
An agent that expels or destroys parasitic worms; an anthelmintic.

helminthic

[helmin′thik]
Etymology: Gk, helmins, worm
pertaining to worms.

helminthic

(hel-min'thik)
1. Pert. to worms.
2. Pert. to that which expels worms. Synonym: anthelmintic; vermifugal
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This high re-infestation rate highlights the fact that that deworming programmes alone cannot control helminthic disease, (44) and that they need to be sustainable to be successful.
Eosinophilia, as a marker of Th2 cell response, can be used to assess helminthic infections (Janeway et al.
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1994), relief in gastro-intestinal disorder by helminthic infections (Roychoudhury et al.