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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Helminthes (Zoöl) One of the grand divisions or branches of the animal kingdom. It is a large group including a vast number of species, most of which are parasitic. Called also Enthelminthes Enthelmintha.☞ The following classes are included, with others of less importance: Cestoidea (tapeworms), Trematodea (flukes, etc.), Turbellaria (planarians), Acanthocephala (thornheads), Nematoidea (roundworms, trichina, gordius), Nemertina (nemerteans). See Plathelminthes, and Nemathelminthes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • helminthes A large group of worms. The term is not now in technical use, but corresponds in a general way to Cestoidea, Trematoidea, and Nematoidea.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr.,, a worm


In literature:

Can anyone suggest the name, etc., of this helminth?
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Yamaguti (1958) listed all the kinds of helminths known from cottonmouths.
"Natural History of Cottonmouth Moccasin, Agkistrodon piscovorus (Reptilia)" by Ray D. Burkett
Most of them were infested and five kinds of helminths were identified.
"Life History and Ecology of the Five-lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus" by Henry S. Fitch

In news:

Important Helminth Infections in Southeast Asia.
While previous research has suggested that reintroducing helminths and other microbials back into these patients might help, exactly how these worms seem to work their intestinal magic was unclear.