Meaning of trichinosis

trich•i•no•sis

Pronunciation: (trik"u-nō'sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a disease resulting from infestation with Trichinella spiralis, occurring in humans, caused by ingestion of infested, undercooked pork, and characterized by fever, muscle weakness, and diarrhea.
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