Trichinelloidea

(redirected from Trichinellicae)

Trich·i·nel·loi·de·a

(trik'i-nel-oy'dē-ă),
A superfamily of nematodes, including the following roundworms that are parasitic in humans: Trichinella spiralis, the trichina worm (family Trichinellidae); Trichuris trichiura, the human whipworm; Capillaria hepatica, the capillary liver worm; and C. philippinensis (family Trichuridae).
Synonym(s): Trichinellicae