[trik-uh-nuh s]

adjective Pathology.

pertaining to or of the nature of trichinosis.
infected with trichinae.

Origin of trichinous

First recorded in 1855–60; trichin(a) + -ous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for trichinous



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


[trĭkə-nəs, trĭ-kī-]


Containing trichina.
Of or relating to trichinae or trichinosis.
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