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oxyuris


oxyuris

noun oxy·uris \-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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