[ trĭk′ə-nĕl′ə ]
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A genus of parasitic nematodes, including the species Trichinella spiralis, which causes trichinosis.
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Williams found Trichinella embryos present in 5.4 per cent of the bodies of persons dying from other causes.
Such findings are considered to indicate that occasional slight Trichinella infections even in the United States are quite common.