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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