\hˈɛlmɪnθ], \hˈɛlmɪnθ], \h_ˈɛ_l_m_ɪ_n_θ]\
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[Greek] A worm infesting the intestinal canal. Hence, Helminthagogue or Helminthic, an agent for expelling worms (see Anthelminthic); Helminthiasis, the state of being infested with parasitic worms; Helminthology, the science treating of intestinal worms; Helminthologist, one skilled in helminthology; Helminthophobia[Greek], morbid dread of being affected with worms.
By Alexander Duane