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oxyuriasis

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noun oxy·uri·a·sis \ˌäk-si-yu̇-ˈrī-ə-səs\

Definition of oxyuriasis

  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by pinworms (family Oxyuridae)



Origin and Etymology of oxyuriasis

New Latin, from Oxyuris, genus of worms


First Known Use: circa 1909


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oxyuriasis

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noun oxy·uri·a·sis \ˌäk-si-yu̇-ˈrī-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of oxyuriasis

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oxyuriases

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  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by pinworms (as of the genera Enterobius and Oxyuris)




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