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Noun: parasitic worm
  1. Worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes
    - helminth

Derived forms: parasitic worms

Type of: worm

Part of: Aschelminthes, Cestoda, class Cestoda, class Trematoda, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda, Trematoda

Encyclopedia: Parasitic worm