trichinous

adjective

tri·​chi·​nous ˈtri-kə-nəs How to pronounce trichinous (audio)
tri-ˈkī-
1
: infested with trichinae
trichinous meat
2
: of, relating to, or involving trichinae or trichinosis
trichinous infection

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of trichinous was in 1857

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“Trichinous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trichinous. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

trichinous

adjective
tri·​chi·​nous ˈtrik-ə-nəs How to pronounce trichinous (audio) trik-ˈī- How to pronounce trichinous (audio)
1
: infested with trichinae
trichinous meat
2
: of, relating to, or involving trichinae or trichinosis
trichinous infection
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