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Trichuridae

noun plural Trich·u·ri·dae \ trik-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdē \

medical Definition of Trichuridae

: a family of nematode worms (order Enoplida) that are parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates and have a slender body sometimes with a thickened posterior end and a tubular capillary esophagus

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