• ascariasis
  • The same naming convention applies to all helminths whereby the ending "-asis" (or in veterinary science the ending "-osis") at the end of the name of the worm is added to signify the infection with that particular worm, for example Ascaris is the name of a particular helminth, and ascariasis is the name of the infectious disease caused by this helminth. (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • roundworms
  • Helminths can be either hermaphrodites (i.e. can have both sexes ), like tapeworms and the flukes (except the blood fluke which is not a hermaphrodite), or have their sexes differentiated, like the roundworms. (hitchhikersgui.de)
  • known
  • Helminths ( / ˈ h ɛ l m ɪ n θ s / ), also commonly known as parasitic worms , are large multicellular organisms, which when mature can generally be seen with the naked eye. (hitchhikersgui.de)