Helminth

∞ generated and posted on 2015.12.29 ∞

Parasitic worms, including parasitic flatworms and parasitic roundworms.

Helminths are not earthworms (phylum Annelida) but instead are various parasitic roundworms (phylum Nematoda) – including hookworms, pinworms, ascarids, etc. – and flatworms (phylum Platyhelminthes) including tapeworms and flukes.

See helminth caused diseases.


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