Trichuris


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Trichuris

 [trik-u´ris]
the whipworms, a genus of nematodes parasitic in the intestinal tract. T. trichiu´ra, the cause of trichuriasis in humans.

Trichuris

(trik'yū'ris),
A genus of aphasmid nematodes (sometimes improperly termed Trichocephalus) related to the trichina worm, Trichinella spiralis, and having a body with a slender, elongated, anterior portion threaded into the mucosa of the colon or large intestine of the host and a thick posterior portion bearing reproductive organs and their products. Trichuris contains about 70 species, all in mammals.
[tricho- + G. oura, tail]

Trichuris

/Tri·chu·ris/ (trĭ-ku´ris) the whipworms, a genus of intestinal nematode parasites. T. trichiu´ra causes trichuriasis in humans.

Trichuris

[trikyoo͡r′is]
Etymology: Gk, thrix + oura
a genus of parasitic roundworms of which the species T. trichiura infects the intestinal tract. Adult worms, which are 30 to 50 mm long, resemble a whip, with a threadlike anterior and a thicker posterior. Also called whipworm. See also trichuriasis.

Tri·chu·ris

(tri-kyūr'is)
A genus of aphasmid nematodes (sometimes improperly termed Trichocephalus) related to the trichina worm, Trichinella spiralis, and having a body with a slender, elongated, anterior portion that threads into the mucosa of the colon or large intestine of the host and a thick posterior portion bearing reproductive organs and their products. Trichuris contains about 70 species, all in mammals.
[tricho- + G. oura, tail]

Trichuris

(tri-ku'ris)
A genus of parasitic worms of the phylum Nematoda, the class Adenophorea, and the family Trichuridae.
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TRICHURIS TRICHIURA: (A) adult female (×4), (B) egg (×500)
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TRICHURIS TRICHIURA: (A) adult female (×4), (B) egg (×500)

Trichuris trichiura

A species that infests humans when the ova that have undergone incubation in the soil are ingested. The larvae develop into adults, which inhabit the large intestine. Symptoms of infestation include diarrhea and abdominal pain. Rectal prolapse may occur if a great number of worms are present. Mebendazole is the drug of choice; albendazole or ivermectin may be of benefit.
Synonym: whipworm See: illustration

Tri·chu·ris

(tri-kyūr'is)
A genus of aphasmid nematodes related to the trichina worm.
[tricho- + G. oura, tail]

Trichuris

a genus of nematodes in the family Trichuridae, found in the large intestine of most species. Called also whipworms. Includes T. cameli (camels), T. campanula (cats), T. discolor (cattle, sheep. goat, buffalo, zebra), T. globulosa (ruminants), T. leporis (rabbits, hares, coypu), T. ovis (ruminants), T. raoi (dromedaries), T. serrata (cats), T. skrjabini (sheep, goats, camels), T. suis (pigs), T. sylvilagi (rabbits, hares, coypu), T. tenuis (dromedary), T. trichiura (humans, simian primates), T. vulpis (dogs, foxes).
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Por otro lado, la baja frecuencia de Trichuris muris (Figura 4A) seria atribuido a la existencia de una fuerte respuesta inmune por parte del hospedador contra esta especie (Kataranovski et al.
11%) showed infestation with hookworm + Trichuris, one showed infestation with Entamoeba + Ascaris + Trichuris (11.
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