1. helminth

noun. ['ˈhɛlmɪnθ'] worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes.


  • worm
  • Aschelminthes
  • phylum Nematoda
  • phylum Aschelminthes
  • class Trematoda
  • Trematoda
  • parasitic worm
  • Cestoda
  • class Cestoda

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Words that Rhyme with Helminth

  • absinthe
  • hyacinthe
  • jacinth
  • jacinthe

Example sentences of the word helminth

1. Adjective
Parasites can include protozoa and helminth species.

Noun, singular or mass
In contrast to protozoa, a
helminth** in its adult form cannot reproduce inside the human body.