trichinosis

EnglishEdit

Trichinella larva in pressed bear meat

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From New Latin trichinosis, from trichina +‎ -osis.

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  • IPA(key): /trɪkəˈnoʊsɪs/

NounEdit

trichinosis ‎(plural trichinoses)

  1. (pathology) A disease characterized by headache, chills, fever, and soreness of muscles, caused by the presence of nematodes of genus Trichinella in the intestines and muscular tissues.

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