enterobiasis

noun
en·tero·bi·a·sis | \ˌen-tə-rō-ˈbī-ə-səs \
plural enterobiases\ˌen-tə-rō-ˈbī-ə-ˌsēz \

Definition of enterobiasis 

: infestation with or disease caused by pinworms (genus Enterobius, especially E. vermicularis) that occurs especially in children

First Known Use of enterobiasis

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enterobiasis

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

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enterobiasis

noun
en·tero·bi·a·sis | \-ˈbī-ə-səs \
plural enterobiases\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of enterobiasis 

: infestation with or disease caused by pinworms of the genus Enterobius that occurs especially in children

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