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trich·u·ri·a·sis

 (trĭk′yə-rī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. trich·u·ri·a·ses (-sēz)
Infestation of the large intestine with the whipworm Trichuris trichiura. It is usually asymptomatic, but in massive infections can cause diarrhea or rectal prolapse.

[New Latin Trichūris, genus name (trich(o)- + Greek ourā, tail; see ors- in Indo-European roots) + -iasis.]

trichuriasis

(ˌtrɪkjʊəˈraɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) infection of the large intestine with the whipworm Trichuris trichiura, resulting in anaemia, weakness, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trichuriasis - infestation by a roundwormtrichuriasis - infestation by a roundworm; common in tropical areas with poor sanitation
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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