Helminthoid
Helminthoid Hel*min"thoid, a. [Gr. ?, ?, a worm + -oid.] Wormlike; vermiform.

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  • helminthoid — /hel min thoyd, hel min thoyd /, adj. shaped like a helminth; vermiform; wormlike. [1850 55; HELMINTH + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • helminthoid — adjective vermicular; wormlike …   Wiktionary

  • helminthoid — Wormlike. [G. helminthodes, wormlike, fr. helmins, worm, + eidos, resemblance] * * * hel·min·thoid (hel minґthoid) resembling a parasitic worm …   Medical dictionary

  • helminthoid — worm shaped Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • helminthoid — adj. resembling a parasitic worm …   English contemporary dictionary

  • helminthoid — hel·min·thoid …   English syllables

  • helminthoid — /hɛlˈmɪnθɔɪd/ (say hel minthoyd), /ˈhɛlmɪnθɔɪd/ (say helminthoyd) adjective resembling or shaped like a helminth; vermiform …   Australian English dictionary

  • helminthoid — helˈminˌthȯid; ˈhelmə̇n , ˌmin adjective Etymology: helminth + oid : resembling a helminth : wormlike …   Useful english dictionary

  • helminth — noun A parasitic roundworm or flatworm. See Also: helminthiasis, helminthoid, helminthology, helminthous, anthelmintic …   Wiktionary

  • vermicular — Relating to, resembling, or moving like a worm. [L. vermiculus, dim. of vermis, worm] * * * ver·mic·u·lar (vər mikґu lər) [L. vermicularis] wormlike in shape or appearance; called also helminthoid and vermiculous …   Medical dictionary

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