Medical Dictionary

Syphacia

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
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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