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Trichinella

[ trĭk′ə-nĕlə ]
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n.

A genus of parasitic nematodes, including the species Trichinella spiralis, which causes trichinosis.

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Example sentences from the Web for Trichinella

  • Williams found Trichinella embryos present in 5.4 per cent of the bodies of persons dying from other causes.

    Food Poisoning|Edwin Oakes Jordan
  • Such findings are considered to indicate that occasional slight Trichinella infections even in the United States are quite common.

    Food Poisoning|Edwin Oakes Jordan
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