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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms adj. - Capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms.

Usage examples (13)
  • "helminthic" therapy to avoid surgical removal of his entire colon.
  • Because it isn't just allergies it is all the modern diseases that involve inflammation or immune dysregulation that are potential targets for helminthic therapy.
  • "There is no obvious reason why helminthic and perhaps some other pre-existing infections will not similarly compromise the efficacy of certain types of HIV vaccines."
  • The Natural History Museum Library takes the BMJ, so I have learned, because of its Entomological and Zoological Departments 'interest in insect-borne and helminthic... for more
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