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[trik-uh-nuh s]
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adjective Pathology.
  1. pertaining to or of the nature of trichinosis.
  2. infected with trichinae.
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Origin of trichinous

First recorded in 1855–60; trichin(a) + -ous
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Historical Examples

  • The proof that the patient has partaken of trichinous pork helps to establish the diagnosis.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II


British Dictionary definitions for trichinous


  1. of, relating to, or having trichinosis
  2. infested with trichinae
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trichinous in Medicine


(trĭkə-nəs, trĭ-kī-)
  1. Containing trichina.
  2. Of or relating to trichinae or trichinosis.
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