Medical Dictionary

Oxyuridae

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

Medical Definition of Oxyuridae

  1. :  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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