myositis trichinosa

Definitions of myositis trichinosa
  1. noun
    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
    synonyms: trichiniasis, trichinosis
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    type of:
    myositis
    inflammation of muscle tissue
    infestation
    the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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