Trichiniasis
Trichiniasis Trich`i*ni"a*sis, n. [NL.] (Med.) Trichinosis. [1913 Webster]

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  • trichiniasis — noun 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 • Syn: ↑trichinosis, ↑myositis trichinosa •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trichiniasis — SYN: trichinosis. * * * trich·i·ni·a·sis .trik ə nī ə səs n, pl a·ses .sēz TRICHINOSIS * * * n. see trichinosis * * * trich·i·ni·a·sis (trik″ĭ niґə sis) trichinosis …   Medical dictionary

  • trichiniasis — n. (Medicine) serious infection caused by ingestion of meat infected with the parasitic worm trichina (symptoms include fever, muscle pain, diarrhea, and sever perspiration) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trichiniasis — trich·i·ni·a·sis …   English syllables

  • trichiniasis — n.; see trichinosis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • trichinosis — trichiniasis; n. a disease of cold and temperate regions caused by the larvae of the nematode worm Trichinella spiralis. Humans contract trichinosis after eating imperfectly cooked meat infected with the parasite s larval cysts. Larvae, released… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • trichinosis — /trik euh noh sis/, n. Pathol. a disease resulting from infestation with Trichinella spiralis, occurring in humans, caused by ingestion of infested, undercooked pork, and characterized by fever, muscle weakness, and diarrhea. Also, trichiniasis… …   Universalium

  • Trichinosis — A disease that comes from eating raw or undercooked pork or wild game that is infected with the larvae of a worm called Trichinella spiralis. The initial symptoms of the disease are abdominal discomfort, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, fatigue and… …   Medical dictionary

  • trichine — [ trikin ] n. f. • 1845; lat. mod. trichina, du gr. trikhinos « de poils » ♦ Didact. Petit ver filiforme (nématodes) dont la forme adulte parasite l intestin grêle de divers animaux (porcs, rongeurs), et dont la larve s enkyste dans les muscles… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trichiné — trichine [ trikin ] n. f. • 1845; lat. mod. trichina, du gr. trikhinos « de poils » ♦ Didact. Petit ver filiforme (nématodes) dont la forme adulte parasite l intestin grêle de divers animaux (porcs, rongeurs), et dont la larve s enkyste dans les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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