helminthemesis


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helminthemesis

 [hel″min-them´ĕ-sis]
the vomiting of worms.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hel·min·them·e·sis

(hel'min-them'ĕ-sis),
The vomiting or expulsion through the mouth of intestinal worms.
[G. helmins, a worm, + emesis, vomiting]
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hel·min·them·e·sis

(hel'min-them'ĕ-sis)
The vomiting or expelling of intestinal worms through the mouth.
[G. helmins, a worm, + emesis, vomiting]
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helminthemesis

Vomiting of worms. This occurs only in very heavy worm infestation.
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