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Introduction: Trichiniasis

Description of Trichiniasis

Trichiniasis: infestation by trichina larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork); larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they become encysted.
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Trichiniasis: A parasite of carnivorous mammals that causes TRICHINOSIS. It is especially common in rats and in swine fed uncooked garbage. Human infection is initiated by the consumption of raw or insufficiently cooked pork or other meat containing the encysted larvae.
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Trichiniasis: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Trichiniasis

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Hierarchical classifications of Trichiniasis

The following list attempts to classify Trichiniasis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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  • myositis
  • inflammation,redness,rubor
  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

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