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Medical Dictionary


noun Sy·pha·cia \sī-ˈfā-shē-ə\

Medical Definition of SYPHACIA

:  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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