Syphacia

noun
Sy·​pha·​cia | \ sī-ˈfā-shē-ə How to pronounce Syphacia (audio) \

Medical Definition of Syphacia

: a genus of nematode worms of the family Oxyuridae that includes one (S. obvelata) normally parasitic in the cecum and colon of rodents and rarely in humans

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“Syphacia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Syphacia. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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