noun, plural tri·chi·nae [trih-kahy-nee] /trɪˈkaɪ ni/.
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The pork worm or trichina, however, is a parasite which may cause serious injury.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
In an allied family and genus (Trichina) is placed one of the most dangerous of human parasites, the Trichina spiralis.Zoology: The Science of Animal Life|Ernest Ingersoll
Some species are of microscopic size; as the Trichina worm, which is about 1/20 in.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
In this country an unexplained marked eosinophilia warrants examination of a portion of muscle for Trichina spiralis (p. 255).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Nearly 50,000 Trichina were counted in an infected leg of pork (Rupprecht).Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold