oxyuriasis


oxy·uri·a·sis

noun \ˌäk-si-y-ˈrī-ə-səs\

Definition of OXYURIASIS

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

Origin of OXYURIASIS

New Latin, from Oxyuris, genus of worms
First Known Use: circa 1909

oxy·uri·a·sis

noun \ˌäk-si-y-ˈrī-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural oxy·uri·a·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of OXYURIASIS

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

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