trichinella

noun
trich·​i·​nel·​la | \ ˌtrik-ə-ˈnel-ə \

Medical Definition of trichinella

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 plural trichinellae\ -​lē \ : trichina

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