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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
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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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trichuriasis

Infection of the large intestine with whipworms.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012