noun. ['ˈhɛlmɪnθ'] worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes.
- phylum Nematoda
- phylum Aschelminthes
- class Trematoda
- parasitic worm
- class Cestoda
Words that Rhyme with Helminth
Example sentences of the word helminth
Parasites can include protozoa and helminth species.
2. Noun, singular or mass
In contrast to protozoa, a helminth** in its adult form cannot reproduce inside the human body.