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Oxyuridae

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noun plural Oxy·uri·dae \ -ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdē \

medical Definition of Oxyuridae

:a family of nematode worms that have a distinct posterior enlargement of the pharynx and no preanal suckers in the male and that are chiefly parasites of the vertebrate intestinal tract — see pinworm

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