The whipworm infests the ccum, and also the upper part of the colon.
When treating patients for tapeworm I have repeatedly expelled the whipworm.
Next in frequency, perhaps, is the whipworm (Trichocephalus dispar), which monkeys of all kinds harbor in common with man.
Another nematode common to the fox and dogs, and infesting the ccum, is the whipworm (Trichocephalus depressiusculus).
As before remarked, the whipworm has been known to produce severe symptoms in man, and it occasions scour in the sheep.
whipworm whip·worm (wĭp'wûrm')