Enterobius

noun

En·​te·​ro·​bi·​us ˌent-ə-ˈrō-bē-əs How to pronounce Enterobius (audio)
: a genus of small nematode worms of the family Oxyuridae that includes the common pinworm (E. vermicularis) of the human intestine

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“Enterobius.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Enterobius. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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