Wormlike vs Helminthoid - What's the difference?

wormlike | helminthoid |


As adjectives the difference between wormlike and helminthoid

is that wormlike is similar to a worm while helminthoid is (medicine) vermicular; wormlike.

wormlike

English

Alternative forms

*worm-like

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Similar to a worm.
  • The plastic fishing lure was remarkably wormlike .
  • Similar to that of a worm
  • The creature has a wormlike body
    He has wormlike view of the universe.
  • (chemistry, of the molecules of a polymer) Having a smoothly curved form when heated.
  • See also

    *helminthic *vermian *vermiform

    Derived terms

    *wormlike chain

    helminthoid

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (medicine) vermicular; wormlike