oxyuris

noun
oxy·​uris | \-ˈyu̇r-əs \

Medical Definition of oxyuris 

1 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Oxyuridae) of parasitic nematodes with a long slender tail and a well-developed posterior pharyngeal enlargement

2 : any nematode worm of the genus Oxyuris or a related genus (as Enterobius) : pinworm

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