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trichinosis

Syllabification: trich·i·no·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌtrikəˈnōsəs
 
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Definition of trichinosis in English:

noun

A disease caused by trichinae, typically from infected meat, especially pork, characterized by digestive disturbance, fever, and muscular rigidity.
  • This disease is typically caused by Trichinella spiralis
Example sentences
  • The animals harbor the lice and fleas that spawn serious diseases such as typhus, trichinosis, and infectious jaundice.
  • However, the autopsy results of 1976 show that he was suffering from pneumonia, tuberculosis and trichinosis, a deadly combination.
  • Lastly, they are valuable for use in medical research on multiple births, organ transplants, birth defects and diseases such as leprosy, typhus and trichinosis.

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