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trichuris in Medicine


  1. A genus of aphasmid nematodes related to the trichina worm and parasitic in the intestines of mammals.whipworm
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  • Nematoda: Mastophorus numidica mt, Syphacia obvelata mt, Trichuris stansburyi t.

    Comparative Ecology of Pinyon Mice and Deer Mice in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

    Charles L. Douglas