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One entry found for trichina.
Main Entry: triˇchiˇna
Pronunciation: trik-primarystressimacr-nschwa
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural triˇchiˇnae /-nemacron /; also -nas
: a small slender nematode worm which enters the body of flesh-eating mammals (as the hog and human beings) when infected meat is eaten and whose larvae travel to and form cysts in striated muscles causing trichinosis

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