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trichuriasis

 [trik″u-ri´ah-sis]
infection with species of Trichuris; in adults it may be asymptomatic, but in children it may cause vomiting, diarrhea, and rectal prolapse.

trich·u·ri·a·sis

(trik'yū-rī'ă-sis),
Infection with nematodes of the genus Trichuris. In humans, intestinal parasitization by T. trichiura is usually asymptomatic and not associated with peripheral eosinophilia; in massive infections it frequently induces diarrhea or rectal prolapse.

trichuriasis

(trĭk′yə-rī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. trichuria·ses (-sēz)
Infestation of the large intestine with the whipworm Trichuris trichiura. It is usually asymptomatic, but in massive infections can cause diarrhea or rectal prolapse.

trichuriasis

Whipworm infection Infectious disease Infection by Trichuris trichiura, which occurs by oral contact with whipworm ova in contaminated soil; eggs hatch, worm embeds in GI mucosa, primarily in cecum and appendix Clinical Heavy infestation causes bloody, mucus-like diarrhea, rectal prolapse

trich·u·ri·a·sis

(trik'yū-rī'ă-sis)
Infection with nematodes (whipworms) of the genus Trichuris. In humans, intestinal parasitization by T. trichiura is usually asymptomatic; in massive infections, it frequently induces diarrhea or rectal prolapse.

trichuriasis

Infection of the large intestine with whipworms.

trich·u·ri·a·sis

(trik'yū-rī'ă-sis)
Infection with nematodes of the genus Trichuris. In humans, intestinal parasitization by T. trichiura is usually asymptomatic and not associated with peripheral eosinophilia.