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helminths
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
L Animal Science and Animal Products
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Wormlike parasites of animals, including parasitic stages of nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, acanthocephalans and nematomorphs, especially those parasitizing the intestines of vertebrates.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9354.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9354
Used For
parasitic helminths
parasitic worms
Broader Term
animal parasites and pests
endoparasites
Narrower Term
animal parasitic nematodes
flukes
heartworms
hookworms
lungworms
tapeworms
Related Term
anthelmintics
antiplatyhelmintic agents
Cestoda
deworming
excretory-secretory products
helminth proteins
helminthiasis
Nematoda
Nematomorpha
Trematoda
Spanish
helmintos
Term Number
9354