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whipworm

[hwip-wurm, wip-] /ˈʰwɪpˌwɜrm, ˈwɪp-/
noun
1.
any of several parasitic nematodes of the genus Trichuris, having a long, slender, whiplike anterior end.
Origin of whipworm
1870-1875
1870-75; whip + worm
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whipworm

/ˈwɪpˌwɜːm/
noun
1.
any of several parasitic nematode worms of the genus Trichuris, esp T. trichiura, having a whiplike body and living in the intestines of mammals
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whipworm in Medicine

whipworm whip·worm (wĭp'wûrm')
n.
See Trichuris.

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