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.
- myositis trichinosa
- trichinosis (Latin)
- -osis (Latin)
Example sentences of the word trichinosis
1. Noun, singular or mass
While your dog may contract trichinosis from that raw bacon, you can as well.