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noun trich·i·nel·la \ˌtrik-ə-ˈnel-ə\

Medical Definition of trichinella

  1. 1 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. 2plural trichinellae \-lē\play :  trichina

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