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helminthiasis Syllabification: hel·min·thi·a·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌhelmənˈTHīəsəs/

Definition of helminthiasis in English:

noun

Medicine
Infestation with parasitic worms.
Example sentences
  • Action starts now to control disease due to schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis.
  • Poverty is also a co-factor in the epidemiology of helminthiasis, HIV/AIDS and TB.

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