parasitic worm

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Synonyms for parasitic worm

worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes

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St Albans, UK: Commonwealth Bureau of Helminthology.
Appendices on laboratory diagnosis, parasitic protozoa, medical helminthology, medical acarology and entomology, and sources of information in tropical medicine are available online only.
CABI's Global Health Archive database, which includes more than 800,000 records on public health, tropical and communicable diseases, nutrition, helminthology, entomology, and mycology, is now accessible on EBSCOhost.
In addition to the basic preventive medicine course and postgraduate roentgenology course, the school now offered a 14 week postgraduate session in preventive medicine which included instruction in bacteriology, personal hygiene, protozoology, immunology, epidemiology, helminthology, entomology, chemistry, and vital statistics.
Not only was he instrumental in making several original discoveries in parasitology and helminthology, but he also lent his relentless support and encouragement to peers in the field, such as Ronald Ross.
The Sabin Vaccine Institute received a grant of $18 million to work in partnership with the Medical Helminthology Laboratory at Yale University on the development of a hookworm vaccine.
2003), Veterinary Helminthology, Published by ICAR, New Delhi, p.
Paper on Helminthology Published in Commemoration of the 30 year jubileum of KJ Skrjabin; 1937.
D, Parasitology, protozoology and Helminthology, 12th edition, Chatterjee Medical Publisher, Calcutta, 1980;121-127.