seatworm

noun

seat·​worm -ˌwərm How to pronounce seatworm (audio)
: a pinworm of the genus Enterobius (E. vermicularis) that is parasitic in humans

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“Seatworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/seatworm. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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