Definition of helminthiasis in English:

helminthiasis

Syllabification: hel·min·thi·a·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌhelmənˈTHīəsis
 
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noun

Medicine
  • Infestation with parasitic worms.
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    • 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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