oxyuris definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of tiny threadworms or nematoids regarding the household Ascarid√¶, established by Rudolphi in 1809; the pinworms. O. vermicularis infests the rectum; the feminine is half an inch loner, a man much smaller.

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