trichuriasis

noun
trich·​u·​ri·​a·​sis | \ ˌtrik-yə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce trichuriasis (audio) \
plural trichuriases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce trichuriasis (audio) \

Medical Definition of trichuriasis

: infestation with or disease caused by nematode worms of the genus Trichuris

called also trichocephaliasis

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“Trichuriasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trichuriasis. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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