Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Whipworm

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_3419-2

English trivial name for Trichuris trichiura of humans and Trichuris species of animals. Name giving is the very tiny and long anterior end and its grip-like posterior region.

Keywords

Posterior Region Trichuris Trichiura Trichuris Species 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany