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trichinella

noun trich·i·nel·la \ˌtrik-ə-ˈnel-ə\

Definition of TRICHINELLA

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capitalized :  a genus (coextensive with the family Trichinellidae of the order Enoplida) of nematode worms comprising the trichinae and being often isolated in a distinct superfamily
2
plural trich·i·nel·lae \-lē\ :  trichina
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