Definition of Whipworm

1. n. A nematode worm (Trichocephalus dispar) often found parasitic in the human intestine. Its body is thickened posteriorly, but is very long and threadlike anteriorly.



2. n. A nematode worm (Trichocephalus dispar) often found parasitic in the human intestine. Its body is thickened posteriorly, but is very long and threadlike anteriorly.

Definition of Whipworm

1. Noun. A roundworm, causing trichuriasis when it infects a human large intestine. ¹

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Definition of Whipworm

1. a parasitic worm [n -S]

Medical Definition of Whipworm

1. A nematode worm (Trichocephalus dispar) often found parasitic in the human intestine. Its body is thickened posteriorly, but is very long and threadlike anteriorly. Origin: So called from its shape. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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