Trichuris


Trichuris

Taxobox
name = Trichurida
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Nematoda
classis = Adenophorea
subclassis = Enoplia
ordo = Trichurida
familia = Trichuridae
genus = Trichuris
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = "Trichuris trichiura"
"Trichuris vulpis"
"Trichuris campanula"
"Trichuris suis"
"Trichuris muris"

The roundworm family Trichuridae includes the genus Trichuris, often referred to as whipworms. The name whipworm refers to the shape of the worm; they look like whips with wider "handles" at the posterior end. The genus Trichuris includes several species that infect the large intestine of their host. Notable species include:

*Trichuris trichiura (sometimes Trichocephalus trichiuris) - causes trichuriasis
*Trichuris vulpis (dog whipworm)
*Trichuris campanula (cat whipworm)
*Trichuris suis (pig whipworm)
*Trichuris muris


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  • trichuris — trich·u·ris …   English syllables

  • Trichuris — n.; see whipworm …   The new mediacal dictionary

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