whipworm

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whip·worm

 (wĭp′wûrm′, hwĭp′-)
n.
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.

whipworm

(ˈwɪpˌwɜːm)
n
(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

whip•worm

(ˈʰwɪpˌwɜrm, ˈwɪp-)

n.
any of several parasitic nematodes of the genus Trichuris, having a long, slender, whiplike anterior end.
[1870–75]
Translations

whipworm

n tricocéfalo