trichuriases

trichuriasis

[trik-uh-rahy-uh-sis]
noun Pathology.
intestinal infestation with the roundworm Trichuris trichiura, producing nausea, abdominal discomfort, and diarrhea, common in tropical areas with poor sanitation.

Origin:
1920–25; < Neo-Latin Trichur(is) genus name (trich- trich- + Greek our(á) tail + -is adj. ending) + -iasis

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trichuriasis (ˌtrɪkjʊəˈraɪəsɪs)
 
n
infection of the large intestine with the whipworm Trichuris trichiura, resulting in anaemia, weakness, etc

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trichuriasis trich·u·ri·a·sis (trĭk'yə-rī'ə-sĭs)
n. pl. trich·u·ri·a·ses (-sēz)
Infection with a nematode. It is usually asymptomatic and not associated with peripheral eosinophilia, but in massive infections it frequently causes diarrhea or rectal prolapse.

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