whipworm(redirected from Human whipworm)
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Any of several slender, whip-shaped, parasitic nematode worms of the genus Trichuris that infest the intestines of mammals, especially T. trichiura, which causes trichuriasis in humans.
(Animals) any of several parasitic nematode worms of the genus Trichuris, esp T. trichiura, having a whiplike body and living in the intestines of mammals
any of several parasitic nematodes of the genus Trichuris, having a long, slender, whiplike anterior end.