oxyuris


oxy·uris

noun \-ˈyr-əs\

Definition of OXYURIS

1
capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Oxyuridae) of parasitic nematodes with a long slender tail and a well-developed posterior pharyngeal enlargement
2
: any nematode worm of the genus Oxyuris or a related genus (as Enterobius: pinworm

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