enterobiasis

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

Definition of enterobiasis

plural

enterobiases

play \ˌen-tə-rō-ˈbī-ə-ˌsēz\
  1. :  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


First Known Use: circa 1927


Medical Dictionary

enterobiasis

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noun en·tero·bi·a·sis \-ˈbī-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of enterobiasis

plural

enterobiases

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


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