enterobiasis

noun en·tero·bi·a·sis \ ˌen-tə-rō-ˈbī-ə-səs \

Definition of enterobiasis

plural enterobiases play \ˌen-tə-rō-ˈbī-ə-ˌsēz\
:infestation with or disease caused by pinworms (genus Enterobius, especially E. vermicularis) that occurs especially in children

Origin and Etymology of enterobiasis

New Latin, from Enterobius, genus name (from Greek enter- + bios mode of life) + -iasis


Medical Dictionary

enterobiasis

noun en·tero·bi·a·sis \ -ˈbī-ə-səs \

medical Definition of enterobiasis

plural enterobiases play \-ˌsēz\
:infestation with or disease caused by pinworms of the genus Enterobius that occurs especially in children

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