Trichuris

noun
Trich·​u·​ris | \ trik-ˈyu̇r-əs How to pronounce Trichuris (audio) \

Medical Definition of Trichuris

: the type genus of the family Trichuridae of nematode worms comprising the whipworms

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“Trichuris.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Trichuris. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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