trichinosis


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trich·i·no·sis

 (trĭk′ə-nō′sĭs)
n.
A disease caused by eating raw or undercooked meat, usually pork, that contains trichinae, which develop as adults in the intestines and as larvae in the muscles, causing intestinal disorders, fever, nausea, muscular pain, and edema of the face. Also called trichinellosis.

trichinosis

(ˌtrɪkɪˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a disease characterized by nausea, fever, diarrhoea, and swelling of the muscles, caused by ingestion of pork infected with trichina larvae. Also called: trichiniasis
[C19: from New Latin trichina]

trich•i•no•sis

(ˌtrɪk əˈnoʊ sɪs)

also trich•i•ni•a•sis

(-ˈnaɪ ə sɪs)

n.
infestation of the intestines and muscle tissue with trichinae, usu. by eating infected meat, esp. undercooked pork.
[1865–70]

trich·i·no·sis

(trĭk′ə-nō′sĭs)
A disease caused by a parasitic worm and that is characterized by intestinal disorders, fever, and pain. Trichinosis is caught from eating pork that has not been thoroughly cooked.

trichinosis

a form of food-poisoning, caused by infestation by Trichinella spiralis.trichinous, adj.
See also: Food and Nutrition
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trichinosis - infestation by trichina larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork); larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they become encysted
myositis - inflammation of muscle tissue
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
Translations

trichinosis

nTrichinenkrankheit f, → Trichinose f

trich·i·no·sis

n. triquinosis, enfermedad adquirida por la ingestión de carne cruda o mal cocinada, esp. de cerdo, que contiene larvas enquistadas de Trichinella spiralis.

trichinosis, trichinellosis

n triquinosis f, triquinelosis f
References in classic literature ?
Moses Mendlessohn having fallen ill sent for a Christian physician, who at once diagnosed the philosopher's disorder as trichinosis, but tactfully gave it another name.
Similarly nonsensical is the prohibition on eating pork, which dates back to when the dangerous parasitic disease of trichinosis was widespread so it made sense to avoid pork although pigs, per se, were not dangerous but are unnecessarily avoided by followers of certain religions.
The Department of Health advises residents of Sanikiluaq that trichinosis has been confirmed in the community.
Both animals can be host to a virulent parasitic worm Trichina spiralis, best known as trichinosis. While the parasite has all but disappeared from domestic pork, it's all too common among bears.
Parasites: trichinellosis (also known as trichinosis).
But NPPC says this requirement should be removed from the export certification since there is negligible risk of trichinosis in the U.S.
Hookworm, roundworm, bed bugs, lice, trichinosis, sleeping sickness, scabies: these are some of the parasites and diseases that Drisdelle ably describes with mirth, occasional poetry, and an infectious scientific fascination, where the human story is an essential element of the natural history.
According to the study, people can also catch certain diseases (trichinosis, pentastomiasis, gnathostomiasis and sparganosis) by eating reptile meat.
Trichinosis is a zoonotic disease caused by species of the nematode Trichinella.
Trichinosis, also known as trichinellosis, trichinelliasis, and trichina infection, is caused by the intestinal nematode Trichinella spiralis.
A trichinosis scare led to widespread overcooking, and a fat-conscious public spurred farmers to breed much leaner--and therefore less succulent--pigs than ever before.
Trichinosis is a parasitic disease caused by a nematode of the genus Trichinella, an intestinal roundworm.