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Syphacia

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noun Sy·pha·cia \sī-ˈfā-shē-ə\

Medical Definition of Syphacia

  1. :  a genus of nematode worms of the family Oxyuridae that includes one (S. obvelata) normally parasitic in the cecum and colon of rodents and rarely in humans




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