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tri•chi•na



Pronunciation: (tri-kī'nu), [key]
n.,
pl. -naePronunciation: (-nē). [key]

a nematode, Trichinella spiralis, the adults of which live in the intestine and produce larvae that encyst in the muscle tissue, esp. in pigs, rats, and humans.

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