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trichinous

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adjective tri·chi·nous \ˈtri-kə-nəs, tri-ˈkī-\

Definition of trichinous

  1. 1 :  infested with trichinae <trichinous meat>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or involving trichinae or trichinosis <trichinous infection>



Origin and Etymology of trichinous

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1857


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trichinous

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adjective tri·chi·nous \ˈtrik-ə-nəs, trik-ˈī-\

Medical Definition of trichinous

  1. 1:  infested with trichinae <trichinous meat>

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or involving trichinae or trichinosis <trichinous infection>




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