a small, parasitic worm that can live in the intestines of a human and may cause diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and anaemia
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Whipworm: A nematode (roundworm) also called Trichuris trichiura. The third most common round worm of humans. The worm is found worldwide, with infections more frequent in areas with tropical weather and poor sanitation practices and among children. It is estimated that 800 million people are infect...
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Whip'worm` noun [ So called from its shape.] (Zoology) A nematode worm ( Trichocephalus dispar ) often found parasitic in the human intestine. Its body is thickened posteriorly, but is very long and threadlike anteriorly.
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<zoology> A nematode worm (Trichocephalus dispar) often found parasitic in the human intestine. Its body is thickened posteriorly, but is very long and threadlike anteriorly. ... Origin: So called from its shape. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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(hwip´wurm″) any nematode of the genus Trichuris.
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• (n.) A nematode worm (Trichocephalus dispar) often found parasitic in the human intestine. Its body is thickened posteriorly, but is very long and threadlike anteriorly.
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any of certain worms of the genus Trichuris, class Nematoda (phylum Aschelminthes), especially T. trichiura, that are parasitic in the large ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: wip′wŏrm See: Trichuris trichiura
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